A rich resource for those interested in finding out more about the profession of social work and those students who have already chosen social work as a career. Filled with educational resources from schools to scholarships, this area also brings the student social work population together and guides them to be active and informed about what is happening in the profession.
Careers in Social Work
- Social Work Profession Overview
- Choices - Careers in Social Work
NASW establishes and promotes additional standards and credentials required for excellence in the practice of social work. A credential certifies that a social worker has achieved competence and professionalism beyond a college degree or state license. Credentials generally require a degree, supervised experience, and a standard examination.
- Are you interested in an NASW internship?
- Scholarship Information
- NASW News
- Register of Clinical Social Workers
- Continuing Education Opportunities
- NASW Code of Ethics
- Student/School Social Work Liability Insurance
- Social Work Portal
- Seventh Edition, NASW Policy Statements, 2006-2009: Social Work Speaks
Most states require practicing social workers to be licensed, certified, or registered, although standards vary. Contact the state regulatory board directly or the Association of Social Work Boards (www.aswb.org) for a list of regulatory agencies or for a comparison of state regulations.