About Us

Who We Are:

#MacroSW, Inc has been a benefit Corporation in New York State since November 2018.

The mission of #MacroSW is to promote and educate about macro-focused social work practice while creating a community for macro practitioners:

  • To promote macro social work through the use of social media.
  • To join with like-minded partners to share resources and ideas.
  • To discuss the capabilities and value of macro focused practice, create an understanding of its importance in the social work profession and assist with better integration of this practice throughout social work.
  • To advocate the benefits of macro practice and involve more social workers in this type of work.
  • To reinfuse macro practice philosophies in the many facets of the social work profession: e.g. how clinicians in direct practice can participate in developing policy.

#MacroSW Twitter chats take place every Thursday at 9:00 PM EST/ 6:00 PM PST. Visit the blog, macrosw.com, for chat announcements and transcripts of past chats.

7 people and 3 logos of the chat partners

Chat Partners:

*Laurel Hitchcock, PhD (Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Alabama at Birmingham, @laurelhitchcock), a partner since our launch in 2014, has recently left the partnership, but continues to be a steadfast supporter!

Media Partners:

  • Linda Grobman and The New Social Worker Magazine – We welcome The New Social Worker Magazine (@newsocialworker) as our media partner! The New Social Worker is the award-winning social work careers magazine founded by Linda Grobman in 1994. Website www.socialworker.com . This online magazine features practical articles on social work, ethics, field placement, practice issues  and specialties, technology in social work and more.


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