To join or renew your membership:
Contact the NASW National Office at 1-800-742-4089
or go to https://www.socialworkers.org/membership
What Does Membership In NASW Offer You?
Through the Chapter's Board, committees, local programs and staff, you will have a wide range of support available to you as a professional social worker.
NASW offer members a chance to stay connected with the social work profession through monthly branch meetings in eight communities, on-going continuing education and an annual conference, as well as a bi-monthly Alaska Chapter newsletter, website, blog and volunteer opportunities.
As a member of NASW, you receive other services provided by the Chapter at a lower cost than is otherwise charged for workshops, Annual Conference, insurance, etc. You also receive discounts with credit cards and travel. Contact the NASW National office for a list of discounts at 1-800-742-4089.
At the national and state level, your professional interests as a social worker are represented as a social worker by NASW at no additional cost to you.
NASW offers many professional credentials, including:
Direct any questions you have regarding credentials to the National NASW office: 1-202-408-8600 x 447
The NASW Alaska Chapter News is mailed to members on a bi-monthly basis, as a benefit of membership. Members also receive ten issues of the nationally produced NASW News and four issues of the profession’s premiere journal Social Work. Members are also entitled to receive discounts on NASW’s four specialty journals, Health & Social Work, Social Work in Education, Social Work Research and Social Work Abstracts. NASW Press also offers top rate professional books and resources at a discount to members. To obtain an NASW Press catalog, call 1-800-227-3590 or visit their website at www.naswpress.org.
Professional Malpractice Insurance
The NASW Insurance Trust is one of the most valuable benefits to members, connecting eligible social workers to malpractice insurance with low rates and dependable coverage. Coverage is also offered to individuals, students, schools of social work and social service agency. The Trust also offers excellent rates on group term life, disability, accidental death and dismemberment insurance policies, and a hospital daily cash benefit coverage for qualified members. For more information call 1-800-421-6694 or visit the NASW Insurance Trust website at www.naswinsurancetrust.org.
The NASW Alaska Chapter office will gladly offer information and assistance.
Membership Categories & Dues
Recent graduates who join as students receive discounted rates.
As a member of NASW you join over 150,000 social workers in Alaska and worldwide committed to empowering the profession and the clients you serve!
To Learn More About NASW Membership Benefits
Need to update your information with NASW?
To update your information with NASW follow the steps below:
To join or renew your membership:
National Association of Social Workers - Alaska Chapter
Toll Free: 1-800-478-6279
Monday-Thursday: 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM Alaska Standard Time
The next meeting of the Board of Directors is December 14th, via teleconference. Please click the link below to contact your regional representatives for details on how to participate. A call in number will be provided.
Reach the AK Licening Board by calling
(907) 465-2551. Research the Rules & Regulations via www.commerce.alaska.gov and navigate to Become A Licensed Professional and then Professions Licensed, then click on Social Work Examiners.
NASW-AK Chapter Biennial Conference