NASW: Learn. Grow. Connect.

Put Your Professional Self First

NASW’s newest member benefits are creating a buzz among social workers who want to achieve more as professionals. Connect quickly with peers, access trusted resources and research, locate accredited continuing education meeting national and state requirements, and more.

put community first: MyNASW Online Community

At MyNASW, community comes first.


Exchange ideas with colleagues, rally around topics of concern to social workers, locate colleagues in your specialty where you live or work, find or be a mentor to new professionals, post useful articles and resources, and so much more. 

MyNASW has quickly become the online gathering place to connect around your passion—social work. MyNASW is free to all NASW members.

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Get social work news you can use.


NASW’s new bimonthly print magazine, Social Work Advocates, covers NASW news and events as well as social work trends and issues. Popular sections include member highlights, chapter news, and news from schools of social work.

Social Work Advocates is free to all NASW members. Enjoy a complimentary copy of the inaugural issue of the magazine just for visiting us today.

Put research first: NASW research library

Find resources that support your social work practice.


Access more than 25 different databases of materials from top organizations serving the health and human services fields, such as the American Public Health Association, the American Psychological Association, and the American Bar Association. Find evidence-based research and client education, assessment tools, practice guidelines, clinical trials, and more.

The NASW Research Library is free to all NASW members.

Put continuing education first: Social work online CE institute

Find courses that meet state requirements and national requirements, all in one place.


All courses are NASW accredited. NASW members enjoy discounted pricing and free content. Save 20% on your first Social Work Online CE Institute course purchased by December 31, 2018. To access the discount, request a coupon code by December 15, 2018, and apply the code at checkout. Coupon expires December 31, 2018.

Please note: NASW accreditation does not imply automatic acceptance by all state boards. Be sure to check with your licensing board on whether a specific program will be accepted for continuing education purposes.