National Social Work Finder
The Finder connects consumers with licensed social workers quickly at www.HelpStartsHere.org. The Finder is free to the consumer and is an excellent opportunity for licensed social workers to promote their services, practice and organization. Listings cost $25.00. This fee is waived for social workers with a current Qualified Clinical Social Worker (QCSW) credential - another benefit for NASW members.
It is important that Licensed MSW and BSWsocial workers register on the National Social Worker Finder online search tool and take advantage of the benefits. The success of the Finder will help ensure the success of the new consumer Website – www.HelpStartsHere.org
The public benefits. Social workers benefit. Your chapter benefits.
New Member Application and Renewal Notice Changes
Recently the National Office made changes to the mailing address and fax number on the New Member Application form. A new application is available on the National website at www.socialworkers.org or via the link on the Louisiana Chapter’s website at www.naswla.org. The new address is: P.O. Box 791343, Baltimore, MD 21279-1343 and the fax number is 888-551-6096. Please note that membership applications must be mailed to the National Office at the address above.
NASW National Member Center
Your Membership Information Is Important to Us! Help us better serve you by keeping your contact information up-to-date.
If there are address, telephone, or e-mail changes you need to make, designations you need to add, or you need to list your specialty practice, go to the National NASW webpage: www.socialworkers.org and make the changes online. How can an NASW Member update their Membership Information On Line? The national office of NASW has announced that an NASW member can update their membership information on line and help to keep your information up to date and current.
The steps are as follows: (1) Go to www.socialworkers.org, (2) Click on “member’s login” and log in. (3) Click on “update your member profile”. (4) Click on “edit” to update. (5) Make the changes and click “submit” to complete the process.
By each member making the necessary changes to their information, this will not only make sure that they receive the information from the National office in a timely manner, but from their Chapter office also as we receive your address information from National on a monthly basis. If you have any problems with the online update, please contact the National office at 1-800-638-8799 and ask for Membership. If you do not have access to a computer to update your information online you can call the Louisiana Chapter office at (225)346-1234 or (800)899-1984 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the information that needs to be changed or fax the information to (225)346-5035.
Please act now! We need to know how to find you! Thank You, The Staff and Board of the Louisiana NASW Chapter
Campaign to Gather Member Demographic Information
National is launching a campaign to capture additional member demographic information in an effort to help us understand our member population better. The “member profile” section of www.socialworkers.org now includes additional fields to enable members to provide this information to us:
· Birth Date · Gender · Ethnic/Racial Origin · Primary Practice · Primary Work Setting
· Primary Work Focus · Primary Function · Primary Org Type · Primary Annual Income
Your privacy is important to us. Maintaining your privacy - online and off - is of the utmost importance to NASW. Our policy is that we do not distribute your personal information. We do provide mailing labels to select organizations who request them. If you wish to be removed from these requests, please contact us directly or set your preference in your online member profile. We do not maintain any billing or credit card information on file.
Contact NASW Member Services for assistance with logging into your profile at 1-800-742-4089 Mon-Fri 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (ET).