Board training and support

As part of its mission to provide support to social work regulatory boards, ASWB offers several specialized services to its member boards.

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Training for ASWB members

Social work regulators consistently rank ASWB’s specialized training programs as among the most valuable services we offer. Focusing on public protection, ASWB offers training for new regulators, regulatory staff, and leadership. The association’s education meeting, held annually, offers a chance for social work regulators to earn continuing education credit and take a closer look at specialized topics in regulation.

  • Education meeting
  • New Board Member Training
  • Executive Leadership Training (offered every other year)
  • Board Chair Training
  • Administrator Workshop
Review the schedule of upcoming trainings

Board consultations

ASWB staff are here to support your board as it regulates the practice of social work. If you are facing pressure to deregulate, need specific input about rules or statutes, or would just like to schedule a visit by ASWB staff, contact Jennifer Henkel, senior director of member engagement and regulatory services

Learn more about board consultations
Regulatory research

The 2019–2021 ASWB Strategic Framework directs ASWB to serve as a conduit for and repository of high-quality research about best practices in social work regulation.

Awards

Each year, the Association of Social Work Boards publicly acknowledges the accomplishments and service of members of social work regulatory boards and staff of regulatory boards.