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NASW Provides “Career Protection” for our Members

About NASW Montana
The Montana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is the largest professional association of social workers in Montana with almost 500 members from all over the state. The Chapter is dedicated to promoting the quality and effectiveness of social work practice in a state rich with diversity. Wherever you work, whomever you serve, the National Association of Social Workers – Montana Chapter is your link to ideas, information, resources and the brightest and best social workers in the state. NASW & NASW Montana provides our members with “Career Protection,” including:

  • advocating for our profession’s protection through the Montana Legislature
  • spring & fall continuing education conferences featuring nationally recognized presenters
  • spring & fall offerings of the LCSW Test Preparation Course
  • spring, summer and fall offerings of the Clinical Supervisor Training Courses
  • Free Montana Approved NASW Continuing Education Courses (a $200 value)
  • statewide eNewsletter 2 times a year
  • timely member updates on important and critical issues affecting our members and profession
  • access to national journals
  • access to members-only opportunities and other links on the NASW website
  • affordable liability insurance
  • access to personalized “professional ethics” consultation through NASW
  • personal attention to your Montana practice and licensing concerns and issues.
  • an opportunity to network with social workers across the state

NASW Opens Membership to Other Professionals
For the first time in the 55-year history of the NASW, exclusive member benefits, once offered only to degreed social workers, are now available to anyone with an interest in the profession, the people we serve or the issues we face. Case managers, guidance counselors, community health workers, mental health counselors, family counselors, group therapists, and educators are invited to join NASW. Professionals employed in any social service or related position are valued & welcome. Many of Montana’s LCPCs and LMFTs are joining as Associate members.  Associate Members have full access to the member-only section of the NASW Web site with countless resources, including practice briefs, standards for social work practice and the most current research from the Social Work Policy Institute.