Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

NASW and its 55 chapters are one organization legally, financially and programmatically. When you join NASW, you enjoy a two-for-one membership. NASW chapters offer members a wide variety of continuing education, robust state-based advocacy efforts, and professional networking opportunities.

Join the more than 2,300 NASW-WA members to unify and strengthen the social work profession. Members have access to cutting-edge ideas, the most up-to-date information, and the highest-quality resources available. NASW provides the resources to help fulfill personal career goals while assisting members and the profession as a whole to make a true difference in the world.