Practice Resources - Make These Part of your Everyday Social Work Toolkit!

NLASW has a wealth of practice resources available to social workers.  Members can easily access the full range of resources under the practice resources menu.  The latest additions include:

Ethical Compass Volume 10 - Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice: What do we mean by cultural competence?  How can social workers foster cultural competence in practice? These important questions are addressed in the latest edition of the Ethical Compass.  Read more at

Documentation Matters Tip #4 – What things should I consider in the documentation of informed consent?: The process of informed consent is integral to the social worker-client relationship and goes beyond the client's signature on a form. The July edition of Documentation Matters details the elements social workers should consider in the documentation of informed consent.  Access the latest edition at