The Metro DC Chapter is one of 55 chapters of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the largest association of professional social workers in the United States. Our 1,100-plus members serve all populations, including children, adolescents, families, older adults, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, and others. They also serve clients in every DC ward and work setting, as well as in the DC metropolitan area such as Northern Virginia and nearby Maryland.

This In the News section features the latest articles and news from the Metro DC Chapter, including press releases, policy or issue statements, professional and licensing updates, training announcements, and other content relevant to the work of Metro DC social workers.

If you are a member of the media seeking an interview, comment, or answer to questions, please contact Executive Director Debra Riggs, CAE, at     

Sep 28, 2022

NASW Metro DC Chapter is proud to endorsing Elissa Silverman for At-Large Councilmember. As the largest professional association of social workers in the area, representing over 1,000 members, and thousands of professional social ...

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Aug 29, 2022

NASW Metro DC Chapter Statement on August 2022 Bomb Threats to Howard University, Any Historically Black College and University   NASW Metro DC is urging law enforcement to prioritize the search for those individuals or groups responsible ...

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Aug 25, 2022

  Biden Announces $10,000 Federal Student Loan Forgiveness; Repayment Pause Extended to Dec. 31; $20,000 Forgiveness for Past Pell Grant Recipients   Today President Biden announced forgiveness of $10,000 in federal student loan de...

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Aug 12, 2022

NASW Metro DC Chapter Statement on Confirmed Racial Disparities in ASWB Social Work Licensing Exam Pass Rate Data On August 5, the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) published data in a 2022 ASWB Exam Pass Rate Analysis that disclosed glarin...

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Aug 08, 2022

ASWB Releases Report with Pass-Rate Data for Social Work Licensure Exams The Association of Social Work Boards has released a report containing demographic and other data--as well as analysis--regarding its pass rates on social work licensure exam...

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Jul 28, 2022

CareDash -- Disturbing Practice   CareDash acts as a healthcare review website for a wide variety of providers, including clinical social workers, providing information on patient reviews, disciplinary actions and other issues. According t...

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Jul 14, 2022

NASW Offers 3 Trainings on DSM-5-TR, Reproductive Decision Making with Clients, Accessing Public Student Loan Forgiveness An Hour with Private Practice program: “What’s New in the DSM-5-TR,” Friday, July 15, noon-1 p.m. ET, virt...

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Jul 07, 2022

Notice of Proposed NASW Bylaw Changes, Deadline for comment is Sept. 1 Interested in changing, adding, or learning more about any NASW governance requirements, policies, or procedures in the organization's bylaws? Please read the notice of pro...

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Jun 24, 2022

Statement from NASW Metro DC on the Overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court June 24, 2022 The NASW Virginia Chapter is appalled and furious at the June 24 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that...

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Jun 10, 2022

Are you ready to cast your vote? NASW DC Metro Chapter PACE, political action committee of NASW DC Metro, has made the following indorsements for the 21st DC Democratic Primary: Mayor- Robert White- Current At-Large Councilmember Chai...

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