Social Work

  • Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) CSWA’s mission is to promote excellence in clinical social work practice through the advancement of the profession for the benefit of clients and the clinicians who serve them. The Association fulfills its mission through advocacy at the national and state level on matters related to the profession, mental health, education, and information distributed to its members. Members include clinical social workers, new professionals (clinical social workers who have graduated within the last four years), emeritus members, and students.
  • Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) GADE's primary purpose is to promote excellence in doctoral education in social work, especially through networking, information sharing and advocacy. The organization's member colleges and universities offer doctoral programs to help advance individuals’ careers in social work.
  • International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) IASSW is the worldwide association of schools of social work, other tertiary level social work educational programmes, and social work educators. The IASSW promotes the development of social work education throughout the world, develops standards to enhance quality of social work education, encourages international exchange, provides forums for sharing social work research and scholarship, and promotes human rights and social development through policy and advocacy activities.
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW) The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is an organization of professional social workers throughout the world that works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. Social workers join NASW to advance in their careers, to connect with colleagues, and to protect their practice—all while advocating for the profession and important social issues. They enjoy benefits and networking provided by both the NASW national office and their local chapter, for one annual fee.
  • Rural Sociological Society (RSS) The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application and dissemination of sociological knowledge. The Society seeks to enhance the quality of rural life, communities, and the environment. Membership in the RSS includes people employed in universities, industry, all levels of government (federal, state/provincial, local), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private agencies.
  • School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) SSWAA empowers school social workers and promotes the profession of school social work to enhance the social and emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students. SSWAA's vision is that school social work is a valued, integral part of the education of all children, connecting schools, families and communities.
  • The Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW) AGESW provides leadership in the areas of gerontological social work education, research, and policy, and fosters cooperation, collegiality, and an exchange of ideas among social work educators, researchers, and students committed to or interested in gerontology. AGESW maintains an international membership of educators who teach, conduct research, and promote gerontology at all levels of programs of social work education.
  • The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Inc. is an association of BSW Program Administrators, Faculty, Field Directors, and others dedicated to the promotion of excellence in Baccalaureate social work education. Members receive discounted conference registration, access to members-only content on the BPD website, and the Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work.
  • The Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) The Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) is a voluntary, national charitable association of university faculties, schools and departments offering professional education in social work at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. The association seeks to support the promotion of excellence in social work education, scholarship, and practice through the accreditation of BSW and MSW social work programs, research, the publication of a journal, and an annual conference.
  • The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) CSWE is a national association representing social work education in the United States. Members include accredited baccalaureate and master's degree social work programs, as well as individual social work educators, practitioners, and agencies dedicated to advancing quality social work education. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation recognizes CSWE as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in this country.
  • The National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work (NADD) NADD is a volunteer membership organization working to promote excellence in social work education by enhancing the leadership of these programs. The organization supports its members—deans, directors, and chairpersons of graduate social work programs in the U.S. and Canada—in their professional development and effectiveness as academic administrators.

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