The social work profession was founded in social change. Throughout the profession’s history, social workers have sought to ensure that all people have equal access to the resources and opportunities that allow them to meet their basic needs. NASW upholds this challenge by advocating for the association to members of Congress and regulatory agencies that so often hold the authority to influence policy.

NASW has developed a policy agenda, which asserts the association’s advocacy priorities for the legislative cycle. NASW’s policy agenda is consistent with the NASW policies in Social Work Speaks, which is developed by members of the association at Delegate Assembly.

The Social Work Interstate Licensure Compact

An interstate compact is a legal contract (in the form of State Legislation) between two or more states/territories that would enable social workers to practice in each other’s jurisdiction, giving members of the profession more license mobility. The Council of State Governments (CSG) is overseeing development of the compact, the Association of Social Work Boards is the lead, and  NASW and the Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) are partners. 

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CLICK HERE download a copy of the draft legislation and register for CSG's weekly stakeholder review sessions, and access the survey link to provide your comments.

CLICK HERE to go the NASW National Website for information and updates, including NASW sponsored review sessions

CLICK HERE to watch the most recent NASW review session 

Legislative Advocacy in Wyoming!

Learn about updates to our advocacy efforts in Wyoming, and past successes. Contact the NASW-Wyoming office for more information on how you can get involved.

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