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Please Donate To The NASW Foundation December 1 For GivingTuesday!

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At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings people of all races, faiths, and political views together across the globe. Generosity gives each one of us the power to make positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value we can act on. GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity—to use their individual power of generosity to remain connected and to heal. With that in mind, during...

Five Things Social Workers Need to Know About Alcohol and Pregnancy

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September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Month—an opportunity for social workers to take the lead in primary prevention of FASDs, the range of birth defects and developmental disabilities that can occur in an individual who was exposed to alcohol before birth. From conducting alcohol screening and brief intervention to participating in FASD assessment and referrals, social workers across practice settings play an integral role in protecting the health of the...
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