National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers serves the critical and diverse needs of the entire social work profession. The NASW Program Unit, a student unit of this nationally recognized organization, is under the auspices of the Whitney Young District, Virginia NASW. Membership is open to all social work majors who have paid their dues to the National Association of Social Workers. NASW membership provides students with professional publications, voting privileges in NASW state and national elections, opportunity to serve on district and state committees, and the opportunity to purchase professional liability insurance.
Expectations of NASW-Program Unit (NASW-PU) Officers and Membership:
Update and maintain NASW-PU’s portion of the Student Organization bulletin board
Serve as a link between NASW-VA and students
Promote membership in NASW
Plan and present one Brown Bag per semester for students that addresses practice and policy issues facing the profession
Plan and implement one Student Development Activity per academic year
Coordinate a job/career fair each March during Social Work Month
Serve on NASW-VA committees as appropriate
Designate a student to be the key contact for JMU-BSW Program for NASW-VA
The NSAW-PU Faculty Sponsor is Professor Cindy Hunter
- Check Out the Slide Show from NASW Advocacy Day
May 11 - August 21
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
8:00 a.m. - noon on Friday.
- Interested in the Nonprofit Studies Minor?
Spring 2015 information session announced
- Interested in the Family Studies Minor?
Spring 2015 information sessions announced
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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >