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Cheers And Jeers

Social workers are the unsung heroes of  society but the news media often ignores their stories. Tell us when you see a moving  story about social workers in newspapers, on television or the Internet. Or a story that got the facts wrong about social work. We’ll post them in Cheers and Jeers. And the best items of the year will be nominated for NASW Media Awards!

Please send your suggestions to Greg Wright at



Social Worker trying to improve society with Kindness in Action

Tina Staley’s past work featured in film What Love Is: The Duke Pathfinders 50


NASW official’s book “The Stone Necklace” chosen for city reading initiative

Author Carla Damron is executive director of NASW South Carolina Chapter


How do Social Workers help improve health? Let us count the ways

U.S. News and World Report online slideshow puts spotlight on social workers


NASW protests definition of social worker in Harvard Men’s Health Watch Article

Association seeks correction from newsletter


NASW sends letter to “Two and a Half Men” over Social Work Role

Social work character Ms. McMartin violates Code of Ethics


Case of Ohio sex offender underscores need for title protection

News outlets describe offender as social worker when she is actually a counselor