Social Work News

NASW: 65 Years of Advocacy

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Since its inception in 1955, NASW has been an advocate for social workers, social justice and social welfare. From marching for civil rights in the streets of Washington, D.C., in the 1960s to supporting marriage equality in the 2000s, the association has actively backed initiatives and legislation that promote equality for everyone, help establish social safety net programs, and elevate and protect social workers.
Dec 21, 2020

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New Report Provides Insights into New Social Workers’ Demographics, Income, and Job Satisfaction

Main client focus statistics from CSWE

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and George Washington University Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity released findings from social workers completing their master of social work (MSW) degrees that detail key facts about the social work profession.
Dec 14, 2020

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'Fauci effect' a likely cause of applicant uptick at Washington medical schools

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UW and WSU are seeing an uptick in medical school applicants, a likely result of students inspired by the role doctors are playing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seattle University's MSW program was also mentioned in the article.
Dec 7, 2020

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Key Takeaways from CSWE’s 2020 APM

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More than 2,180 people registered for CSWE’s 66th Annual Program Meeting (APM) this year, beginning with a week of live education sessions and keynote speakers focused on the theme “Leading Critical Conversations: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.”
Nov 30, 2020

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Seattle U Christmas Tree Lighting

Seattle U Christmas Tree Lighting

With the health of our campus community remaining a top priority, Seattle University departments from across campus are working together to provide new ways of fostering holiday spirit during the pandemic.
Nov 23, 2020

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