NACSW publishes a variety of materials focused on the thoughtful integration of faith and social work.
NACSW’s online bookstore
offers for sale a growing array of books, eBooks, downloadable materials, audio and video files – and much more – all focused on the thoughtful integration of faith and social work.
Social Work and Christianity (SWC)
, published 4x per year, provides articles, book reviews, and letters that deal with issues related to the integration of faith and professional social work practice and other professional concerns that have relevance to Christianity. Views expressed by authors are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of SWC or NACSW.
Subscriptions to Social Work and Christianity are also available to libraries and organizations. To purchase a subscription, contact NACSW at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Work and Christianity, NACSW’s refereed journal published since 1974, is one of the complimentary benefits included with individual or organizational membership in NACSW..
NACSW publishes two monthly eNewsletters, a Member eNews for current NACSW members, and a Friends of NACSW eNews for our friends.
NACSW’s blog site,
provides NACSW members and friends with an opportunity to share their experiences, observations, and perspectives on the integration of Christian faith and social work practice. Blog entries posted to Shared Grace
go out quickly to a fairly large audience, often inviting comments and questions that further widen the conversation.
NACSW members have no-cost access to the archives
containing dozens of podcasts (audio files) focused on past convention workshops, audio conference webinars, and other presentations of interest to Christians in social work.
NACSW compiles Convention Proceedings
comprised of a sampling of materials presented during workshops and poster sessions during its annual Convention.
The goal is to collect as many papers as possible, therefore, no specific requirements are made with regard to length or style. Except for basic formatting, submissions do not undergo a formal editing process.
NACSW collects curriculum modules
designed by NACSW members and friends to help social work faculty ethically integrate faith and spirituality into their social work curriculum. Curriculum modules are educational units delivered as part of a social work course.
This regularly-updated online bibliography provides references to books and articles on topics of particular interest to Christians in social work. It includes a listing of:
- All articles that have appeared (and books that have been reviewed) in NACSW’s journal, Social Work and Christianity, going back to 1974
- All books published or distributed by NACSW
- Selected entries from NACSW’s previously published bibliographies
- Additional books and articles recommended by NACSW members and friends
Consistent with its mission, NACSW is primarily interested in books and articles that speak to the integration of Christian faith and social work practice. Please note that books and articles included in this bibliography may contain information that does not necessarily reflect the views of NACSW. Being included in this bibliography in no way implies endorsement by NACSW unless otherwise noted.