Year: 2022

  • The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) today released an in-depth trend analysis of pass rate data for its social work licensing exams alongside state and school-level data. ASWB published these data as part of the association’s commitment to participating in data-driven conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion. ASWB Chief Executive Officer Stacey Hardy-Chandler, Ph.D., […]

  • ASWB is excited to announce that the draft language for the social work compact is ready for review! The draft language has been under development for more than 18 months and involved representatives from ASWB, the Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and other stakeholders in the profession serving […]

  • When the opportunity presented itself to become a candidate for the position of CEO of ASWB, Stacey Hardy-Chandler believed the timing was right for her to take on the new role. “As I learned more about where ASWB has been and where it is going—and reflected on where I was in my career journey and […]

  • Leaders of major social work organizations in the United States and Canada gathered in Northern Virginia, April 21–23, 2022, invited by ASWB as part of the association’s commitment to including more diverse voices in the examination development process.

  • June 28, 2022
    Get off the fence

    Whether citizenry, schoolchildren, or voting membership of an association, people need to see themselves reflected in leadership.

  • June 28, 2022
    The first step

    Wesley May, a member of the Red Lake Nation of the Ojibwe people, is an artist who works to help others explore their own creativity and build a sense of community. His workshop kicked off ASWB’s 2022 Education Meeting.

  • Populating the social work boards with licensees and public members provides for diverse perspectives in the decision-making process. Social workers serving on boards ensure the expertise necessary to increase the efficiencies of the board activities, including rulemaking, statutory interpretation,

  • The goal of the regulatory research request for proposals that ASWB issued in 2020 was clear: Conduct a literature review of extant social work regulatory research. The reality of whether the goal could be accomplished was not as clear.

  • June 28, 2022
    Noteworthy

    News and updates from ASWB members and staff

  • ASWB President Roxroy Reid of New Mexico announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously voted to accept Stacey Hardy-Chandler, Ph.D., J.D., LCSW, as ASWB’s new CEO following a national search. ASWB’s Search Committee noted that Hardy-Chandler stood out among a robust pool of highly qualified applicants. “In addition to her impressive resume and leadership […]