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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



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


A Thank You Letter to Social Workers

ABC News posts letter from former foster child Marie Surprenant


Social Work Dean Argues Profession is Worth More

Social workers committed to helping society, despite low pay and student debt


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


Social Workers Concerned by Wording of Loyola Press Release

Loyola officials said they did not mean to offend