The IL Department of Children and Family Services, with Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, held the 6th annual "Kids in Care, and Those Who Care Art Exhibit" at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago, IL, April 23-27, 2018. Watch the video. Read more


In the film Phantom Thread, the symbolism of hidden messages mirrors social workers' professional challenges. Read more

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Nicole George is a social worker running for District 21 Metro Council in Louisville, Kentucky. This is her message for Social Work Month 2018 about what social workers do. Read more

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Social worker Elizabeth Gamarra challenges us to rethink how we treat immigrants and refugees in her TEDxSaltLakeCity talk. Read more


Victim to Survivor is a reverse poem, meant to be read top to bottom and then from bottom back to the top. Written by UNC Charlotte BSW student Sarah Stevenson and performed by Winthrop University MSW student Shalesha Smith. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2017

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. Read more

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Social Work in Context

Brad Forenza

Social workers talk about social work, social problems, and self-care in a video by Brad Forenza. Read more


Scholarship, or contributing to the social work professional literature, can seem daunting and overwhelming. Here are some simple ideas to get started on your way to scholarship! Read more


This short educational video explores through the use of compelling narrative what drives dedicated social workers and other professionals to invest themselves in the humanity of care. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2016

Alyssa Lotmore, LMSW, encourages social workers to be media-savvy through this short YouTube video. She is the co-host of The Social Workers Radio Talk Show. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2016

North Carolina State University social work student Sierra Stanford interviews her grandmother and two aunts about their lives. Read more

Social Work Month 2015

Glory - A Song of Justice and Freedom

The song "Glory" from the movie Selma won the Golden Globe, as well as the Oscar for Best Original Song. Read more

Linda's Agenda

Abusive relationships and their origins were examined in a play staged in Apl 2014 by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare (HBSSW). The Milwaukee premiere of Surviving the Cycle was performed by 17 college Read more


"I'm Only Human" is a documentary that highlights the injustices of the penitentiary systems. It shows live interviews of individuals who have experienced time in jail and have witnessed and been victims of gruesome prejudices while incarcerated. Read more


University of Louisville social work student responds to the book, This I Believe. Read more

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