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NASW Mission and Strategic Plan

About the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers

National NASW

Chapter Staff and Board

Strategic Plan 2018-2020

Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2017

Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 120,000 members across its 55 chapters. The Massachusetts Chapter of NASW is one of the largest chapters in the country with more than 6,300 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

National Association of Social Workers – Massachusetts Chapter is committed to advancing professional social work practice and the profession and to promoting human rights, social and economic justice, and unimpeded access to services for everyone.


Building capacity of social workers to enhance human well-being.

  • Service Social workers' primary goal is to help people in need and to address social problems.
  • Social JusticeSocial workers challenge social injustice.
  • Dignity and Worth of PersonSocial workers respect the inherent dignity and worth of the person.
  • Importance of Human RelationshipsSocial workers recognize the central importance of human relationships.
  • IntegritySocial workers behave in a trustworthy manner.
  • Competence Social workers practice within their areas of competence and develop and enhance their professional expertise.


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Northeast Regional Council Meeting: COVID-19 Resource Sharing

Webinar: Latinx Health Disparities: The Covid Effect (1.5 CEUs)

Private Practice Meeting (Nashoba Valley)

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