Chapter Membership Benefits & Services
National and State Chapter Membership
Offer regional professional development, legislative action, and
networking events and the opportunity to promote the social work
profession in your community!
Visit Our Division
Web Pages for Information on Current Activities in Your Area
Membership Inquiry Line
Chapter staff is available to answer questions regarding membership
benefits, licensing, social work practice, ethical issues and much
The Update is published for members 7 times a year (Subscriber
Provides relevant professional news updates, social work resources,
Are published for members only through the Update newsletter and
our chapter website in the ‘Members Only’ section. Employment
opportunities are also available to members in the NASW News and
on the Joblink Career Center at www.socialworkers.org
- The Annual
Power of Social Work Conference offers an array of relevant workshops
designed to advance social work practice skills at a significant
Training Institutes are designed for the advanced social work
professional to promote best practices in the field of social
work. Institute offerings will reflect the diversity of our profession,
the broad scope of social work practice areas, and the ever-changing
climate in which we work.
- Local Division
Trainings & Forums are held throughout the year at low or
no cost to members address specific fields of practice and regional
issues that are impacting the social work profession.
Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP)
the importance of continuing education in maintaining effective,
relevant, and high quality social work. Accredited continuing education
opportunities are available online, in-person, and through special
editions of our chapter newsletter.
YOUR CERTIFICATE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IN SOCIAL WORK
CERP Free of charge for NASW New York State Chapter Members (Open
to non-members for a registration fee). For more information call
800-724-6279 Ext. 17
Leader in the Profession
Leadership opportunities within the Chapter are available at the
local and state levels. Volunteer on your local steering committee
or run for an elected position. Help guide and support the chapter’s
programming and member services.
POWER OF SOCIAL WORK IN ACTION…
Linking Policy to Practice
Access up-to-date information on policies that impact the
social work profession, our legislative advocacy agenda, position
statements, and the ability to track critical bills that will affect
our profession via the chapter website.
Legislative Action Center provides access to action alerts,
and contact information for your state and federal representatives.
NASW-NYS Political Action Committee (PAC) offers members
the chance to support candidates for public office from any party
who support NASW's policy agenda.
Government Relations NASW-NYS staff and leadership work
to ensure the social work perspective is incorporated into pending
Learn about issues on the NASW-NYS
Legislative Advocacy Agenda
Join other social work advocates to lobby on issues
effecting social work practice and those we serve.
HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS & SERVICES
OFFERED BY NASW
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION (PDF)