• COVID-19 Advance Care Planning in Health Care Practice

    On April 16th each year, NASW celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day to empower individuals to engage in advance care planning (ACP). As individuals, families, and communities face the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of conversations about health care treatment preferences comes into new focus. Social workers play a vital role in facilitating ACP. ACP is not only about end-of-life care. At any time in your life, if you are not able to make health care decisions for yourself, who will speak on your behalf?  Read a new Practice Alert from Carrie Dorn, MPA, LMSW, NASW Senior Practice Associate for Health