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. 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. GADE'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 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) NASW is an organization of professional social workers that work to enhance the professional growth and development of members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. NASW members can advance in their careers, connect with colleagues, and protect their practice.
  • 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 membership of educators who teach, conduct research, and promote gerontology.
  • The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) BPD 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) CASWE is an association of university faculties, schools and departments . CASWE 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) 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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Social Work (Posted 07/20/18)
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, AK

Social Work (Posted 07/20/18)
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Miami Shores, FL

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Cambridge, MA

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