Bibliographic Details

Social work speaks : National Association of Social Workers policy statements, 2015-2017 / [foreword by] Darrell P. Wheeler, ACSW, MPH, President ; Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, Chief Executive Officer.

Corporate author / creator National Association of Social Workers.
Edition 10th ed.
Imprint Washington, D.C : NASW Press, 2015.
Description xiv, 377 pages ; 28 cm
Language English
Subject National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Social Workers.
Social service -- United States.
Social policy.
Social service.
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Wheeler, Darrell P.
McClain, Angelo
ISBN 0871014599
Notes Spiral bound.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Public and professional policy statements. Adolescent and young adult health
  • Adolescent pregnancy and parenting
  • Aging and wellness
  • Affirmative action
  • Capital punishment and the death penalty
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Child welfare workforce
  • Civil liberties and justice
  • Community development
  • Confidentiality and information utilization
  • Crime victim assistance
  • Cultural and linguistic competence in the social work profession
  • Deprofessionalization and reclassification
  • Disasters
  • Drug testing in the workplace
  • Early childhood care and services
  • Education of children and adolescents
  • Electoral politics
  • Employee assistance
  • End-of-life decision making and care
  • Environment policy
  • Family planning and reproductive choice
  • Family policy
  • Family violence
  • Foster care and adoption
  • Genetics
  • Health care
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Homelessness
  • Hospice care
  • Housing
  • Immigrants and refugees
  • International policy on human rights
  • Juvenile justice and delinquency prevention
  • Language and cultural diversity in the United States
  • Lesbian, gay, and bisexual issues
  • Long-term services and supports
  • Mental health
  • Parental kidnapping
  • Peace and social justice
  • People with disabilities
  • Poverty and economic justice
  • Professional impairment
  • Professional self-care and social work
  • Prostituted people, commercial sex workers, and social work practice
  • Racism
  • Role of government, social policy, and social work
  • Rural social work
  • School violence
  • Slavery and human trafficking
  • Social services
  • Social work in the criminal justice system
  • Sovereignty, rights, and well-being of indigenous peoples
  • Substance use disorder treatment
  • Technology and social work
  • Transgender and gender identity issues
  • Voter participation
  • Welfare reform
  • Women in the social work profession
  • Women's issues
  • Workplace discrimination
  • Youth suicide
  • NASW Code of Ethics.