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NASW Press The NASW Press is a leading scholarly press in the social sciences. It serves faculty, practitioners, agencies, libraries, clinicians, and researchers throughout the United States and abroad. Known for attracting expert authors, the NASW Press delivers professional information to more than 200,000 readers through its scholarly journals, books, and reference works.


NASW News began publishing in 1956 and is the official newspaper of the National Association of Social Workers. The News is a primary information vehicle for practitioners, administrators, researchers, faculty, and students, including the association's more than 145,000 members. Its readers also include members of the U.S. Congress, governors, major daily newspapers, international associations of social work, social welfare agencies, libraries, and schools of social work.

Articulate and authoritative, NASW News has won many awards for its quality journalism and scope of coverage. The News keeps readers abreast of current events in social work and related fields. It offers in-depth news and features developments in social work practice, public policy, U.S. legislation and regulations, social research, and NASW programs and events.


NASW Press publishes a wide variety of high quality books for the social sciences. NASW Press books are powerful resources for your classroom, practice, or personal library. Look for new titles that address challenging social work topics, reference works that are the most comprehensive and best-known in the profession, and texts on aging, children and families, clinical social work, community, diversity, ethics and policy, health and mental health, management, practice, professional issues, research, and violence.


NASW Press publishes the journal Social Work quarterly. Widely read by practitioners, faculty, and students, it is the official professional journal of NASW and is provided to all members as a membership benefit. NASW Press also publishes four specialty journals. Health & Social Work carries articles on the latest advances in areas such as aging, clinical work, long-term care, oncology, substance abuse, depression, and maternal health. Children & Schools publishes articles on innovations in practice, interdisciplinary efforts, research, program evaluation, policy, and planning. Social Work Research prints exemplary research to advance the development of knowledge and inform social work practice. Social Work Abstracts is the primary source of articles on social work and social welfare, as well as on related fields, with hundreds of abstracts from U.S. and international journals published in each issue.
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