Advocacy Committee Action
The Advocacy Committee meets weekly during legislative session to review legislative proposals of interest to social workers and social work clients.
North Dakota is one of four states in which the legislature meets biennially, or in odd-numbered years. The next legislative session will occur in 2025!
SB 2012 - Social Work Licensure Compact & Medicaid Provider Reimbursement - Legislative Management Study
HCR 3017 - Increased inpatient mental health care for children - Legislative Management Study
- ACTION ALERT! - SAY NO to Conversion Therapy: HB 1332
This bill seeks to overturn social work rules that state “conversion or reparative therapy” is a violation of the social work code of ethics if practiced by a ND licensed social worker.
- 5 Steps to Becoming an Effective Voter: November 4, 2022
With the election upcoming, timing is critical to cast your ballot. Make your voice heard this election season by following these 5 simple steps to effective voting.
- STATEMENT: September 27, 2022
NASW-ND was appalled to hear of the Indigenous ancestral remains of 70 relatives and numerous artifacts desecrated in 250 boxes on the UND campus. Click the above link to read more.
- RESOLUTION: March 22, 2022
The NASW-ND Board of Directors adopted a resolution addressing the impact of proposed legislation around the country that attempts to silence or limit conversations related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.