Regulation

ASWB provides resource documents, regulatory research, and specialized training to help our members carry out the mission of public protection.

Model Social Work Practice Act
Model Social Work Practice Act

The ASWB Model Social Work Practice Act reflects best practices in social work regulation.

Regulatory research

ASWB has identified regulatory research as a key part of the strategic framework. In addition to developing useful datasets, ASWB is encouraging and funding research in professional regulation for social work.

Laws and Regulations Database

ASWB maintains an online database with detailed information about social work regulation in the United States and Canada.