Social work professionals and students have many resources available to them to increase their knowledge and build their careers. Websites, podcasts and videos can all help sharpen your skills as you stay informed about social work issues and participate in discussions with peers.
Social work blogs are also a good way to hear from people in the profession as they share their experiences and ideas. There are many options out there, but lists are often filled with inactive blogs and websites that never seem to get updated. If you are looking for active blogs with professional social work content, check out our list of helpful social worker blogs for 2021.
Description: This blog from the National Institute for Health Research Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King’s College London focuses on workforce issues in the UK health and social care sector.
Description: This is a blog from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
Description: The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) uses this blog to allow social workers and the general public to critique and improve the way social workers and social issues are covered in the news media, and portrayed in the entertainment industries.
Description: This blog serves Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP), AMHP trainees, social work and nursing students, service users, carers and relatives, and others with a professional or personal interest in mental health.
Description: This is a blog of The New Social Worker Magazine, which provides practical articles on social work ethics, students, practice issues, field placement, practice specialties, technology, book reviews and more.
Information on this page was last retrieved in October 2020.