A State by State Licensure Guide

Social Work Student and Professional Related Organizations

The Social Work organizations listed below represent professionals in the many fields of social work. The benefits to joining one of these organizations are many and include providing networking opportunities, continuing education, professional development, and policy making.

As a student or social work professional, these are excellent resources for further career, education and licensing exploration.

Associations & Organizations

National Association of Social Workers

Clinical Social Work Association

National Association of Perinatal Social Workers

International Federation of Social Workers

National Association of Black Social Workers

National Organization of Forensic Social Work

Association of Oncology Social Workers

Society for Social Work and Research

School Social Work Association of America

Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care

North American Association of Christians in Social Work

National Association of Puerto Rican Hispanic Social Workers

The Network for Social Work Management

Social Workers Helping Social Workers

Council on Social Work Education

American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work

Latino Social Workers Organization

International Association for Social Work with Groups

Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors

Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work

American Public Health Association Social Work Section

The Association for Community Organization and Social Administration

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Social Welfare Action Alliance

American Case Management Association

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Canadian Social Work Associations

British Columbia Association of Social Workers

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Student Resources

National Association of Social Workers - Student Center

InfluencingStatePolicy.org - For Social Work Educators and Students

Social Workers Code of Ethics

Phi Alpha Honor Society

Education & Exam Resources

Council on Social Work Education - Directory of Accredited Programs

Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work

Association of Social Work Boards - Licensing Exams

Council on Social Work Education

National Association of Deans and Directors Schools of Social Work