Types of Memberships

Membership dues are subject to change.

Regular Full Member:

  • MSW & DSW & PhD Full Membership Dues Annually: $225
  • BSW Full Membership Dues Annually: $150

Open to anyone who has received a BSW, MSW, DSW, or PhD as their highest degree in social work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)-accredited or CSWE-recognized social work degree program, or a PhD/DSW in social work or social welfare.

Student Member:

  • BSW & MSW Student Membership Dues Annually: $57
  • Doctoral Student (in a Social Work/Social Welfare Program) Membership Dues Annually: $170

Open to anyone currently matriculating in a CSWE-accredited social work degree program or a program eligible for candidacy. Eligibility for the BSW and/or MSW student membership category is limited to four (4) years for each degree over the lifetime of membership, not necessarily to be continuous. A copy of your current student identification card must be attached to this application.

NOTE: BSW student members who maintain continuous membership after graduation automatically enter a 2-year transitional period with reduced dues of $110 each year; MSW students who maintain continuous membership after graduation automatically enter a 3-year transitional period with reduced dues of $110 in years 1 and 2, and $170 in year 3. NASW student members and eligible transitional members may apply for discounted professional liability insurance for student field placement and/or for the first two years of professional practice.

Associate Member:

  • Associate Membership Dues Annually: $225

Open to anyone currently employed in a social work capacity (not self-employed or group private practice) who holds a baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, but is not otherwise eligible for regular membership. Associate members may not hold national elective office with NASW. Associate members may not vote in NASW national elections until they have maintained five (5) years of continuous membership, at which time they shall be granted the right to vote.

 

Your Membership Pays for Itself


See the incredible savings you receive with your NASW membership:

NASW Benefit

Value

Membership in your NASW local Chapter, with access to events, and networking

$110

Membership to NASW National $115

10 Issues of NASW News

$35

4 Issues of the profession’s premier journal Social Work

$107

FREE online education courses and teleconferences awarding free CEUs.

$450

FREE CEUs from the NASW Illinois Chapter office $405

Members-only discounts on HIPAA compliance training

$30

TOTAL SAVINGS

$1,252

Plus members-only discounts on affinity products and services and full access to our Social Work Career Center

 


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    2017 NASW Chicago District Social Work Month Awards Event (Chicago)

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    Southern District Ethics CEU Event: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas (Mount Vernon)

  • 03-31-17

    Southern District CEU Event: Legal Issues for Vulnerable Clients… (Mount Vernon)

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