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As a social worker, you are a skilled professional who came to the profession to make a difference to those in need. To be the best in your profession requires access to cutting-edge ideas, the most up-to-date information and research, and the highest-quality resources available to social workers. Your NASW membership can provide you with all of these resources, to not only help you fulfill your personal career goals, but to ultimately help you make a difference in society, at large. Some of our valuable NASW-PA membership benefits include:

Dual Membership
When you join NASW, you become a member of NASW Nationally and a member of your state chapter. This means you reap the benefits of both! Pennsylvania is also divided up into 9 divisions based on region. You will have the opportunity to get involved in your local division via networking and events. Connect with social worker in your area, and across the nation!

Discounted Continuing Education Credits
Fulfilling our commitment to our membership to make licensure affordable, NASW-PA works hard to ensure members have access to a variety of low-cost continuing education opportunities. Click here for our online calendar of events with CE opportunities in your area!

Free Monthly Webinars for Continuing Education Credit
In addition to our regular free or discounted continuing education courses, we offer free monthly webinars, which count for one live continuing education credit each. Webinars are offered every month except December, which means that you can earn up to 22 FREE live CEs per licensure cycle, an outstanding value!

Affordable Liability Insurance
NASW Assurance Services sponsors excellent flexible and comprehensive insurance programs to meet your needs. Click here to learn more about NASW endorsed professional liability insurance!

Legislative Advocacy
By paying your membership dues, you are fueling a tireless effort to elevate the professional status of social workers and the people we serve in Pennsylvania laws and regulations. NASW-PA works specifically within the Commonwealth, while NASW National works tirelessly at the federal level. Our past successes include BSW licensure, title protection for social workers, and more - powered by members like YOU! Click here to view current social work legislation in Pennsylvania!

Networking Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Chapter of NASW collaborates with nine divisions throughout the state to host events that offer social support and sharing of knowledge. Click here to connect with your NASW-PA division!

NASW-PA Career Center
Searching for new employment opportunities can be challenging. As a member you receive access to our exclusive user-friendly online job bank for Pennsylvania social workers. Click here for employment opportunities in Pennsylvania!

Discounted Licensure Prep Courses
NASW-PA supports your professional development by offering licensure preparatory courses year-round. You can also purchase our LSW / LCSW Licensure Prep Manual at a 25% discount! Click here for upcoming NASW-PA licensure prep courses offered across the Commonwealth!

Legal & Ethical Consultation
NASW-PA seeks to support you in adhering to the ethical and legal standards held by the social work profession. Do you need consultation? NASW members can call the National Ethics Hotline at 800-742-4089 or the Legal Issues Hotline at 202-408-8600. For PA specific questions you can contact the chapter staff at 717-232-4125.

Connection Through Communication
The latest information on the practice of social work in Pennsylvania is available via our tri-annual printed Newsletter, The Pennsylvania Social Worker, and our monthly eNewsletter sent to your email address.

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