About the Association of Social Work Boards

ASWB is the nonprofit organization composed of the social work regulatory boards and colleges of all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and all 10 Canadian provinces.

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We are the only nonprofit organization dedicated to social work regulation. Our mission is to provide support and services to the social work regulatory community to advance safe, competent, and ethical practices to strengthen public protection.

ASWB owns and maintains the social work licensing examinations that are used to test a social worker’s competence to practice ethically and safely. The Examination Committee meets up to four times a year to review questions for the exams. Exams are administered throughout the year at secure test centers in North America and abroad.

Services to member boards include the Approved Continuing Education program; board services providing exam preapprovals, license application processing, and CE audits; the Public Protection Database, and Look Up a License.

Mission

The mission of ASWB is to provide support and services to the social work regulatory community to advance safe, competent, and ethical practices to strengthen public protection.

Contact ASWB

Headquarters:
17126 Mountain Run Vista Ct.
Culpeper, VA 22701

Email: info@aswb.org

Board of Directors

The ASWB Board of Directors is selected by the Delegate Assembly and oversees the ongoing business of the association.

Board services

ASWB can lift administrative burdens from boards and allow regulatory board staff to conduct business more efficiently and cost-effectively.

2020 Annual Report

The story of ASWB in 2020 is one of resilience, adaptability and agility, and commitment to the mission of public protection.