Tuesday, March 16, 2010

World Social Work Day 2010

On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, we extend to you our appreciation for the tremendous work you do in effecting change and improving lives around the world.

This year’s World Social Work Day theme, “Making Human Rights Real: The Social Work Agenda,” celebrates your achievements in the field of human rights while highlighting the challenges that lay ahead.

Social work is worth celebrating. Happy World Social Work Day.

With much appreciation,

James J. Kelly, PhD, ACSW
President, NASW

Elizabeth J. Clark, PhD, ACSW, MPH
Executive Director, NASW

On March 17, the House of Representatives passed the Professional Social Work Month and World Social Work Day Resolution honoring social workers by a vote of 419-0.

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