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.

New Board Member Training

This training helps social work regulators prepare for their work as board members.

Topics to be covered during the training include:

  • role and responsibilities of board members
  • licensure examinations
  • political realities of boards
  • adjudication/discipline/enforcement
  • other current regulatory issues

After the participants are determined, they will receive additional information about the training session.

New Board Member Training

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions, please complete the form and we’ll send you a reminder when registration opens.

  • ASWB's New Board Member Training is open exclusively to members and staff of social work regulatory boards. Members of other professions may attend if they are on a composite regulatory board (e.g., a licensed marriage and family therapist who serves on a board that regulates multiple professions).
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Board Chair Training

This three-part webinar series was developed especially for regulatory board chairs. This training is optimal for current board chairs, incoming board chairs, and board members who have an interest in leadership. ASWB will provide expert advice from experienced board chairs and administrators. Take the time to focus on the role of board chair so that you can be the best chair possible.

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Executive Leadership Training

Join colleagues from throughout the United States and Canada for a two-day training focusing on the joint work of social work regulatory board chairs and administrators/registrars.

Registration is only open to pairs; each participating jurisdiction must send both the board chair and the board administrator/registrar. Executive Leadership Training will be offered in 2022.

Administrators Workshop

Led by experienced board administrators, this two-day workshop focuses on key management skills required to effectively manage the work of a social work regulatory board.