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The New Social Worker is the quarterly magazine for social work students and recent graduates, focusing on social work careers for those new to the profession. This blog is a companion to the free online magazine at http://www.socialworker.com.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Winter 2013 issue of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER is available now!

by Linda Grobman

Happy New Year!  I am very excited that we are starting our 20th year of publication of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine! We have a lot in store in the coming year.

The Winter 2013 issue of The New Social Worker magazine is now ready to download! It is available, free of charge, in PDF format, directly from The New Social Worker Web site.
I am thrilled to announce that in this issue, we are introducing a new ethics column by Dr. Allan Barsky! Dr. Barsky is the chair of the NASW National Ethics Committee. He will be sharing his expertise with us in his new Ethics Alive! column.
If you have not already subscribed to the quarterly magazine, THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER, why not do so right now? Why not subscribe to our monthly e-news and other announcements, too?

Download the Winter 2013 issue
The Winter 2013 issue is hot off the press! Highlights include following up on practice errors, field placement in legal settings, group work, social worker debt, new acronyms, what social workers need to know about people, online resources for end-of-life planning, book reviews, and more!
Did you know that when you read THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER in PDF format on your computer, you can click through to items as you read about them? Most URLs and e-mail addresses throughout the magazine are clickable. Give it a try!

Read It on Our Web Site
Articles from this issue are also available on our Web site (http://www.socialworker.com) in Web format.
Here are some highlights from the Winter 2013 issue:

• Student Role Model: Sean Hudson (in PDF and print version only)

• Ethics Alive!: Whoops! Practice Errors and the Ethics of Follow-Up
• 10 Things Every New Social Worker Needs To Know About People

• Tech Topics: Sites Ease Stress of End-of-Life Planning

• On Campus (in PDF and print version only)

• Reviews

...and much more!

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Until Next Time...
I am very excited about 2013! Please let your colleagues, classmates, and/or students know about THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER, and the fact that it is a FREE social work resource. Feel free to pass along the download links above, and let them know that they can subscribe free to receive notifications of future issues. Again, you can subscribe at our subscription page.

If you have any questions, please let me know.
Linda May Grobman, MSW, ACSW, LSW