We are excited to announce our enews site for NASW Idaho Chapter! As of October 2014, NWsocialworkers.com has gone online and is now
accepting articles and advertising. This site also serves as the primary information vehicle for
our regional conference, The Northwest Conference on Social Work.
The site is optimized for smart phones and tablets. It is a dynamic site that is updated weekly.
We are committed to providing the regional social work community relevant and timely resource
information. We seek authors to write articles on a range of topics of interest to social
workers, social work students and our allies, according to the following guidelines:
Information that is useful, relevant, and of interest to the social work community from a diverse
range of practice settings.
Ideas for topics might include new practice modalities, new clinical research, case studies, or
how social workers might address prominent social issues.
We also seek contributions related to diversity/cultural competency, advocacy and social justice,
ethics and private practice.
Creative, evocative, and humorous yet thought-provoking content is appreciated.
We prefer articles that provide comprehensive information in a succinct manner. This should
include brief vibrant paragraphs, the avoidance of jargon and overly complicated terminology,
clear and concise sentences, and when necessary bulleted or listed items. In-text citations
should be used, with no more than five references. Resource lists may be included.
Suggested article length is between 350 to 1,000 words. All articles must be submitted in a
Microsoft Word document to
Articles must be accompanied by the author’s full name, highest degree and any licenses. An
e-mail address for the author(s) must be provided for print with each article. Preference is
given to NASW members and topics relevant to social work in the Northwest.
All articles are subject to space availability and approval by the editor, and will be considered
based on the appropriateness of the content and whether it will be of broad interest to our
Enews coverage area
NWsocialworkers.com has targeted media marketing areas
of the entire states of Idaho and Oregon as well as eastern & southwest Washington State.
Links to new major content are distributed via the RSS feed (for subscribers) and posted on our
Past issues of The Gatekeeper can be found in the newsletter archive below. Our new enews site,
NWsocialworkers.com has its own archive that can be
viewed by scrolling down the News feed.
Online publish dates:
Accepted articles and ads usually take 3 - 7 business days to appear.
Article submittal deadlines:
There are no deadlines for submittals as the new site is dynamic and changing weekly.
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