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  • February 25, 2022
    Legislation pending?

    ASWB’s regulatory support services staff is ready to help.

  • ASWB is committed to listening to the entire social work community, learning from the profession’s diverse voices, and including as many perspectives as possible as it builds exams for the future of social work.

  • After the compact kickoff meeting in May 2021, the Council of State Governments and the Association of Social Work Boards developed and convened the Technical Assistance Group. The group included state legislators, members and administrators of state social work boards, licensees, educators, attorneys, and other stakeholders. The group met regularly and reviewed state licensure policies, […]

  • February 25, 2022
    Therefore, be it resolved

    As emphasized at the 2021 ASWB Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly, resolutions provide an important opportunity for ASWB member boards to assist leadership of your organization in identifying and, where appropriate, implementing initiatives for the benefit of the association.

  • February 25, 2022
    Noteworthy

    Regulatory research highlights

  • The Association of Social Work Boards has announced that CEO Dwight J. Hymans, MSW, LCSW, ACSW is retiring effective April 30, 2022, after more than 15 years with the organization, including the last two as CEO.
  • Registration is open for the 2022 ASWB Education Meeting, April 29–30, 2022, with preconference sessions on Thursday, April 28. The event will be hybrid, with attendees having the option to attend in person or via an online platform. Attendance is open exclusively to members and staff of social work regulatory boards in the United States […]

  • On the positive side, ASWB administered a record number of exams. And as a result of that and an increase in revenue in almost every other ASWB program, the organization will end the year in the strongest financial position on record. The challenging side centers on the assertions by some that the e

  • Delegates passed Resolution 1-2021, Resolution to Jump Start All Resolutions at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly in November. The resolution includes two actions: For the ASWB Board to provide member boards with information and templates on how to draft, submit, and work with the Bylaws and Resolutions Committee on the appropriate use […]

  • December 21, 2021
    Service awards resume

    Each year at the Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly, ASWB publicly acknowledges the contributions of members and staff of social work regulatory boards.