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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 driggs.naswdc@socialworkers.org.     



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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May 31, 2022

NASW Metro DC and Virginia Chapters Stands with NASW Texas and the victims of Uvalde. This tragedy cannot be normalized and we must insist on urgent action from our law and policy makers. Read President Biden's remarks on the Uvalde, Texas Sch...

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May 19, 2022

NASW Metro DC PACE Committee Endorses Councilmember Robert White for Mayor NASW Metro DC Chapter is proud to endorsing Councilmember Robert White for Mayor of Washington D.C. During Roberts interview, he stated how important it is t...

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May 19, 2022

NASW Metro DC and Virginia Chapters Joint Statement on the Buffalo Shooting – May 2022 The Virginia Chapter of NASW would like to extend our condolences to the families, friends, and communities of the victims killed during the racist mass s...

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May 09, 2022

It’s National Women’s Health Week May 8-12! Organized by the U.S. Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, this week “encourages women and girls to reflect on their individual health needs and take steps to improve ...

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May 05, 2022

NASW and the Metro DC Chapter will oppose any decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade and eliminate access to essential reproductive health care. Read the full NASW statement and review our resources at bit.ly/3ybaJ2g.   ...

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May 05, 2022

On May 3, a draft opinion from the Supreme Court was leaked that indicates Roe vs. Wade faces imminent demise, and states will be allowed to restrict or outright ban abortions. This has grave implications for Virginia, since the tight political balan...

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