Why Join NASW Maine?

Two Professional Memberships for the Price of One!

Join the NASW-Maine Chapter and you will immediately become a member of the NASW national association as well — at no additional cost! Where ever you work, whomever you serve, the National Association of Social Workers is your best connection to ideas, information, quality continuing education, resources and colleagues. Our wide-ranging services are custom tailored to help you achieve your full potential. Consider all of the membership benefits, special advantages, and money saving opportunities that are yours as an NASW member!

NASW Membership Benefits

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Free CE’s

Regular branch meetings with FREE CEs for MEMBERS

Unlimited Access to All JobLink Features

Premium features at JobLink available only to NASW members:

  • Exclusive exposure for your résumé
  • Get automatic email alerts when a new job matches your criteria
  • Experience convenient career guidance services
  • Fine tune your search using multiple criteria

Social and Political Action

NASW is instrumental in assuring that the values and ethics of our profession are incorporated into pending legislation before the U.S. Congress and in the Maine Legislature. Your membership helps support our lobbying efforts which strive to advance legislation and policies that promote social and economic justice, support professional practice, and enhance the lives of the people we serve

NASW Member Discounts on Continuing Education

Members of the NASW-Maine Chapter receive a discount on all workshops in our Friday Series CE Program and at our Annual Conference. Save $30 on every 6 hour workshop and save $60 on our 2-day conference! Consider how much you can save throughout the year as you meet your continuing education requirements for renewal of your license, and this is just one of the many benefits of joining NASW. The NASW-Maine Chapter’s Continuing Education Program offers professional workshops to bring you the information, skills training, continuing education contact hours, and professional networking opportunities you need for personal and professional development. We are committed to providing our members and other mental health care professionals with valuable continuing education opportunities.

NASW Credentialing Center

NASW’s Credentialing Center establishes and promotes the standards and credentials required for excellence in the practice of social work.

Access to Leading Edge Information

As a member of NASW, you will have access to the social work profession’s premier journal Social Work and the award-winning NASW News featuring in-depth coverage of developments in social work practice. You will also receive six issues per year of the NASW Maine NEWS.

Insurance Protection and Financial Security

NASW Assurance Services, Inc. is one of our most valuable benefits. The NASW Assurance Services connects eligible professionals to malpractice insurance with low rates and dependable coverage. Coverage is offered to individuals, students and schools, and social service agencies. Through the NASW Assurance Services insurance programs, the NASW strives to creatively meet the changing and diverse insurance needs of social workers, thereby enhancing the value of NASW membership as well.