The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with over 150,000 members. The NASW-Illinois Chapter is one of the association's largest chapters with over 7,000 members in Illinois alone. NASW strives to advance social work careers, grow social work businesses, and protect the profession.
Code of Ethics
The NASW Code of Ethics is intended to serve as a guide to the everyday professional conduct of social workers.
Illinois Strategic Plan
Get information on our Chapter Strategic Plan through 2006–2009.
Find out about the NASW leadership.
NASW Delegate Assembly
The Delegate Assembly is the representative, decision-making body-comprised of 300 elected delegates-through which NASW members set broad organizational policy, establish program priorities, and develop a collective stance on public and professional issues.
The National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) is a charitable organization created to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the advancement of social work practice.