Poetry: When the Sky Is Falling

When the Sky Is Falling, a poem of resilience and hope, by social worker Jane Seskin.

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The New Social Worker magazine is seeking entries for its Social Work Month Project 2021. Get full details on submission requirements. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2021

Social worker/poet Jane Seskin shares unique ways she survives the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Creative Work

A message from NASW president Mit Joyner, who took office July 1, 2020. Read more


Social worker Rosita Mazzi writes on life as a social worker in Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Read more

Creative Work

Happy Social Work Month! What a month it has been! We have trained for this. Whatever role you have in this pandemic, I want you to know, you make a difference! Read more

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Helping a person to heal old wounds that may have once been far too deep to touch is like dancing an imperfectly choreographed dance, one with an inspirationally dynamic leader, and where oftentimes, the “expert” becomes the follower. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2020

The 2020 Social Work Month theme, Social Workers: Generations Strong, reminds me of the Hebrew phrase, L’dor Va’dor. The English translation means from generation to generation. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2020

Gilda Cobb-Hunter was the first African American woman elected to the South Carolina State House of Representatives. She is the longest-serving African American and female, and she's a social worker. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2020

Challenging, interesting, demanding, and satisfying all describe the role of conservator/trustee. There is no question, the education and experience of a professional social worker is a match to assume a conservatorship. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2020

The 13th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, praised for the abolishment of slavery, leaves a gaping hole open for enslaving people punished for a crime. Social work must be at the forefront of the ongoing struggle for freedom. Read more

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The New Social Worker seeks creative works from social workers and social work students. Contact the editor to submit your artwork, poetry, music, and other creative works. Thank you!

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