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It’s National Social Work Month
March is National Social Work Month! To honor this holiday, the NASW launched the “Elevate Social Work” campaign, which will run throughout the month. Through the campaign, the NASW aims to educate the public about this important profession and how social workers contribute to society.

Good Materials to Study for The Social Work Licensure Exam
All professional social workers are capable of passing the social work licensure exam, and yet, not every social worker passes the exam on the first attempt. The licensing exams are designed to be tricky for even the best social workers to pass. In order to pass, social workers need to be prepared for the test itself.

The World Needs You: Social Worker Demand Increasing Across the Globe
There’s never been a better time to enter the social work profession. With marginalized and vulnerable populations needing support around the world, the social work profession is better equipped than any other to help them. And now, governments everywhere are stepping up and taking notice of the gifts social workers bring.

Social Work’s New Grand Challenge Takes on Finances
With just two Social Work Grand Challenges to go, we’re in the home stretch. Get pumped up and ready to take action, because the November challenge is an important one! This month, we’ll be focusing on helping Americans of all income levels develop more stable finances.

The value of adding certifications
If you are considering a new certification to add to your arsenal of clinical skills, then you are on the right path. Even if you can’t add the certification until months or years later, it’s important to take steps to add value to your resume and education. Here are more reasons why you should consider a new certification.

Grand Challenge #9: Promote Smart Decarceration
It’s September, and if you’re a social work student you’re most likely coming back to school after your summer break. If you’re a practitioner, you might be returning from a great vacation. Hopefully, you’ve been following along with the Social Work Grand Challenges throughout the summer months and are ready to rise up for our new September call to action!

Choosing the Social Work Program That Works For You
Getting a social work degree is often the first step in a new career in social work. If you're considering becoming a social worker, you're no doubt looking at programs and considering your options.

Grand Challenge #8: Harness Technology For Social Good
Many of you probably already use technology in some form to help your clients and learn. If you use online software to input your client notes or turn in your social work papers using an online school program, you’re using technological advances. But the AASWSW believes that social work is behind other fields in the implementation of technology to help the people we serve.

3 Reasons Why Updated Study Materials Are Vital
In the behavioral sciences, it is vital to stay up-to-date on the latest laws and trends as you prepare for the licensure exam and when you enter your career.

Continued Education for Social Workers
What are CEUs? Oriented at working adults, they offer opportunities to continuing learning practical knowledge immediately applicable to your work. They make it easy to hone and develop pragmatic skillsets that you won’t necessarily pick up on the job.