Membership Application
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go to the National Website and complete the application online.

Benefits of NASW-LA Membership

  • Be apart of the largest organization of professional social workers in the United States.  We have over 130,000 in U.S. and Louisiana has 1,400 members.

  • When you join the National Organization you are automatically in the state and local chapters.   Other associations make you join each individually.

  • Since we are accessible on more of a local level, there is more opportunity to go to educational and networking meetings and conferences.

  • Louisiana’s annual conference is one of the largest in the country.

  • NASW-LA works diligently to provide high professional standards in the Continuing Education that are approved and offered around the state throughout the year including the annual conference.

  • Many opportunities to enhance your professional and leadership skills through active involvement on the regional, state and national level.

  • Great way to build your network of colleagues and friends.

  • NASW gets involved in legislative issues that affect their members and the member’s clients. We also, have PACE (Political Action Candidate Election) to help elect people to political office that has the same type of values that the social work profession needs.

  • NASW has a liability insurance that can cover you if there should ever be a time that a client may file a grievance.  There is also other insurance offered including group term life, long-term liability, hospital daily cash, or accidental death & dismemberment.

  • We have a NASW Joblink which assists you in developing your career and employment opportunities.

  • We are constantly striving to provide better customer service and provide what you, as a social worker needs to enhance your life and the lives of your clients.

  • We offer a state and national newspapers to keep you abreast as to the latest news.

  • There is a quarterly professional journal.  This is a place to have your research published.

  • Plus, for members only, you get many discounts and services, such as workshops and annual conference, car rental, hotel, credit cards, etc.

  • Join NASW On-Line at or call Members Services at 1-800-742-4089 


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