National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the professional organization for practicing social workers in the United States. It provides leadership on social issues at the national level, supports a wide variety of social legislation beneficial to social workers and their clients, publishes a monthly journal entitled Social Work, and is dedicated to encouraging high standards of social work practice. The Wisconsin Chapter of NASW has several divisions, including one which covers the Eau Claire area. Students are strongly encouraged to join NASW and to attend local meetings.