Why should you join the CSWA?

The Clinical Social Work Association is an independent membership organization. LCSWs need to join as individuals, even if they are members of a state society. Without membership in organizations at state and national levels, your interests are not being protected. 

 CSWA is focusing our efforts on meeting the practice needs of clinical social workers. As an organization, we are committed to: 

  • Advocating legislatively for adequate reimbursement for licensed clinical social workers; 
  • Proposing plans for more effective mental health treatment coverage in the Essential Benefits; 
  • Offering advocacy consultation to your state society; 
  • Representing clinical social work interests at national meetings; 
  • Providing up-to-date clinical information that informs your practice; 
  • Providing free consultative service for legal and ethical questions; 
  • Providing discounted comprehensive professional liability insurance. 

Even if you are member of a state society. Without membership in organizations at state and national levels, your interests are not being protected. Please join us and receive the following benefits as a result of your membership:

  • Legislative advocacy for adequate reimbursement for licensed clinical social workers
  • Ongoing efforts for more effective mental health treatment coverage in the essential benefits
  • State society advocacy and consulting
  • Up-to-date clinical information that informs your practice
  • Free consultative service for legal and ethical questions
  • Discounted comprehensive professional liability insurance (provided by vendor - CPH Associates)


Membership in CSWA is an investment in your professional growth and development. CSWA is the only national organization that advocates for your interests!

There are many reasons to join CSWA . . . 

  • Membership in CSWA is an investment in your professional credibility. 
  • It's an investment in personal development and growth. 
  • Membership is a way to stay connected to other clinical social workers and information.
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