The Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) is a national individual membership organization dedicated to providing essential services, products, professional support, and national identity for Clinical Social Workers.
The CSWA is an outgrowth of the Clinical Social Work Federation, a 30+ year old national organization with a rich and successful history of advocacy on behalf of Clinical Social Workers. As a Federation, the organization worked through its state societies, however, in May 2006 its Board of Directors transformed it into an individual membership association in order to provide more effective and efficient services.
CSWA membership consists of clinical social workers, new professionals (clinical social workers who have graduated within the last four years), emeritus members, and students.
While primarily an individual membership organization, the Association does believe that strong state societies are as important as a strong national organization. We have, therefore, made provisions that allow state societies to affiliate with the Association.
What does CSWA do?
CSWA protects your your interests
CSWA advocates for the profession at the national level
CSWA works to promote effective mental health treatment coverage in the Essential Benefits
CSWA provides up-to-date clinical information that informs your practice
CSWA provides members with legal and ethical assistance
Why should I join CSWA?
There are many reasons to join CSWA . . .
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