Linda May Grobman

Linda May Grobman

Linda May Grobman, MSW, ACSW, LSW, is the founder, publisher, and editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine, as well as editor of the Days in the Lives of Social Workers book series. She has direct social work practice experience in mental health, medical, and organizational settings. Linda served as a staff member of two state chapters of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) before becoming a social work publisher. She has special interests in social work ethics and social work career development. Linda holds a Bachelor of Music (Music Therapy) degree and a Master of Social Work degree, both from the University of Georgia. Linda plays the flute and completed training in therapeutic bedside music with the Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP). She was named the 2014 Pennsylvania NASW Social Worker of the Year and is an NASW Social Work Pioneer®.

DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS allows you to take a firsthand, close-up look at the real-life days of 58 professional social workers as they share their stories. Join them on their journeys, and learn about the rewards and challenges they face. more

Social Work Books

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. The New Social Worker and the American Association of Suicidology collaborate to present a series of articles on suicide prevention and treatment during National Suicide Prevention Month. more


With the release of Season 2 of the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, 75 leading mental health, education, suicide prevention, and healthcare experts collaborated on a comprehensive resource, the 13 Reasons Why Toolkit, published by SAVE. more

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Are you ready to celebrate? Yes, March is Social Work Month, and The New Social Worker invites you to celebrate with us. And I want to THANK you for all you do. Follow us all month (March 2018) to see what we have in store. more

Social Work Month Project 2018

The New Social Worker magazine presents its top six articles of 2017, plus Editor's Picks, and what will be new in 2018. more

Linda's Agenda

Linda Grobman presents the Table of Contents of the Fall 2017 issue of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER in video format. more

Linda's Agenda

What is in the new 64-page document known as the NASW, ASWB, CSWE, and CSWA Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice? And what are social workers saying about the standards? more


Ken Nwadike, Jr., spoke at the PA NASW 2017 conference. Known as the "Free Hugs Guy," Nwadike is a peace activist who has gotten involved at events such as the Boston Marathon, protests, and rallies to spread love, peace, and hugs. more


The documentary film Step follows Blessin, Cori, Tayla, and their teammates on the Lethal Ladies step team. more

Reviews & Commentary

As part of "Self-Care Summer," The New Social Worker Book Club's Summer 2017 book club selection is The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals. more

Book Club

Summer 2017 issue of The New Social Worker - Video Table of Contents

Linda May Grobman, publisher/editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER, presents the Summer 2017 table of contents in this video. more

Linda's Agenda

Spending face-to-face time with colleagues at conferences is invigorating. Technology can enrich the experience. Social workers relate their favorite ways to use tech at conferences. more

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Book review of Adoption at the Movies: A Year of Adoption-Friendly Movie Nights to Get Your Family Talking. more

Reviews & Commentary

The National Association of Social Workers has chosen "Social Workers Stand Up" for the 2017 Social Work Month theme. Here is a proclamation, signed and read by The New Social Worker publisher/editor, Linda May Grobman, MSW, ACSW, LSW. more

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Book review of Photo Explorations: A Girl’s Guide to Self-Discovery Through Photography, Writing and Drawing. more

Reviews & Commentary

The New Social Worker Top 5 Articles for 2016, and More!

Catch up on The New Social Worker magazine's top articles and awards from 2016, and let's look ahead to the new year. more

Linda's Agenda

Submit your entry for The New Social Worker's Social Work Month Project 2017! more

Social Work Month Project 2016

Linda Grobman Pioneer Induction

Photo credit: Gary Grobman

Pioneering Reflections

The New Social Worker publisher/editor Linda May Grobman was inducted into the NASW Social Work Pioneers on October 29, 2016. She provides some reflections on being a Pioneer and on the induction ceremony. more

Linda's Agenda

Publisher's Thoughts - Summer 2016

Publisher/editor Linda May Grobman sums up the Summer 2016 issue of The New Social Worker magazine. more

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Self-Care Summer 2016 is a project of The New Social Worker magazine and The New Social Worker Press. Please join us in our commitment to self-care for all social workers and other helping professionals! more

Self-Care Summer

This timeline is a supplement to a presentation by Susan Mankita and Linda May Grobman at the Social Work Distance Education Conference, April 13, 2016, in Indianapolis, IN. more

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