Professional Development

NASW is committed to helping members meet their professional development needs through credentials, training courses, newsletters, consultations, employment information, job search tools, and publications. At every career stage, social workers are ethically required to keep informed of current research and new practice techniques to better serve clients and constituents.


Continuing Education

Online CE Institute 

  • Required licensure courses for all mental health certifications and licenses
  • Approved CEUs for licensed social workers in 40 states

South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners


NASW National Programs

Credentials & Certifications

Check out the professional credentials options for those with a BSW, MSW, or a social work license.

Legal Issue of the Month

Legal Issue of the Month provides an overview of a specific legal topic of relevance to social workers from the perspective of a particular legal decision.

Practice Specialty Sections

Offering journals, professional development, teleconferences, and more for nine specialty practice areas.

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