Expand awareness of the value of social workers
Build relationships to advance our profession and increase the impact of our advocacy on behalf of our members and their clients.
Thriving People -> Healthy Communities -> A Better Society
OASW is the voice of the social work profession. As a member organization, we seek to:
Foster engagement with current and future practitioners to strengthen both the wide-ranging field of Social Work and the Association.
Conduct ourselves with integrity
Embrace diversity and inclusivity
Make decisions that are ethical, evidence based, and transparent
Seek out relationships and partnerships in the spirit of collaboration
Be credible in representing members and our profession
Advance innovation in social work.
Our work is guided by the following values. We will:
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