Welcome to the official website of the NASW-Illinois Chapter.

NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world with 150,000 members and over 5,000 in Illinois. The NASW-Illinois Chapter (NASW-IL) keeps their members on top of up-to-the-minute news and information regarding their professional development, whether it's changes in government regulations, breakthrough treatments, and innovative resources. With discounted professional protection through NASW Assurance Service insurance programs and public outreach to advance social work practice and improving the wellbeing of people and communities, the NASW-Illinois Chapter is working every day to help their members and the populations they serve. Please consider becoming a member today!

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On this website you will find more information regarding the NASW-Illinois Chapter, information regarding membership, NASW-Illinois Chapter leadership and staff, district/committee/SIG news, news, chapter updates; information about social work practice including careers, ethics, private practice licensure, and supervision; education and career development opportunities; advocacy news and opportunities; volunteer opportunities; and promotional and advertising opportunities with the NASW-Illinois Chapter.

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