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Upcoming Events from the School Social Work Association of America

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The School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) has scheduled some exciting upcoming events in September and October 2022!
Sep 2, 2022

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News Release: ASWB social work licensing exam pass rate data confirm concern over racial disparities

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The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) on August 5 published data in a 2022 ASWB Exam Pass Rate Analysis. This disclosure stems from years of advocacy by NASW and other social work organizations, schools of social work, and individual advocates to push ASWB to post data that it has been unwilling to release for decades.
Aug 25, 2022

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Learn About the New 9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

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Starting July 16, 2022, people who are experiencing a mental health crisis in the U.S. have a new number to call for help: 9-8-8. Learn more about the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
Jul 20, 2022

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NASW Social Work Talks Podcast: Supporting LGBTQIA2S+ Youth in 2022

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In episode 87 of the NASW Social Work Talks Podcast, social worker Caitlin Ryan, founder and Executive Director of the Family Acceptance Project, talks about how social workers can help families support their children who are LGBTQIA2S+.
Jul 7, 2022

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Seattle University Holds First In-Person Commencement in Three Years

The Class of 2022, along with members of the classes of 2020 and 2021, got their chance to walk across the stage in traditional commencement ceremonies on June 12 at Climate Pledge Arena.
Jul 1, 2022

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Spring 2022