Professional Development

Access to leading edge and up-to-date information and professional material

Advocacy - Provide advocacy services

Be instrumental in assuring that the social work perspective is incorporated into legislation.


Initiate, promote and participate in research and contribute to the improvement of research methods and conditions.

Networking and Marketing

Opportunities for members to network with other social workers and professional groups. Marketing opportunities for members to market their services and organizations.

Professional Protection

Organize professional liability and other type of insurances for members (e.g. group life and disability insurance).

Organize professional indemnity insurance at competitive rates.

Advancing the Profession

Provide, through the Code of Ethics ethical standards that guide social work practice, and provides the basis by which the public can hold a practitioner accountable.