NASW: The Largest Social Work Association in the US

The National Association of Social Workers: The Largest Professional Social Work Association in the United States

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest professional social work association in the United States. It was founded in 1955 and has over 120,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

NASW offers a variety of services to its members, including:

  • Professional development opportunities, such as conferences, workshops, and online courses
  • Membership discounts on products and services
  • Advocacy on behalf of social workers and their clients
  • Networking opportunities with other social workers

NASW also publishes a number of resources for social workers, including:

  • The NASW Code of Ethics
  • The NASW Encyclopedia of Social Work
  • The NASW Social Work Journal

NASW is a valuable resource for social workers in the United States. It provides its members with the tools and resources they need to be successful in their careers. NASW also advocates on behalf of social workers and their clients, working to ensure that social workers have the opportunity to practice their profession to the fullest extent possible.

If you are a social worker in the United States, I encourage you to join NASW. It is a great way to connect with other social workers, learn about the latest trends in social work, and advocate for social justice.

Here are some of the benefits of joining NASW:

  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Membership discounts on products and services
  • Advocacy on behalf of social workers and their clients
  • Networking opportunities with other social workers
  • Access to the NASW Code of Ethics, the NASW Encyclopedia of Social Work, and the NASW Social Work Journal

If you are interested in joining NASW, you can learn more about the organization and how to join on their website:

  • National Association of Social Workers: https://www.socialworkers.org/

I hope this blog has been helpful. If you have any questions about NASW or social work, please feel free to leave a comment below.

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