The National Association of Social Workers of Virginia (NASW-VA) strives to assure achievement of the highest standards of Social Work practice in the Commonwealth via:

  • Promoting the core professional value of belief in inherent worth and dignity of each individual.
  • Endorsing and advancing a core, professional, social work identity and presence.
  • Connecting, educating and defining standards to provide the tools necessary for enhancing professional practice.
  • Assessing and addressing current trends and issues relevant to and affecting, the profession.
  • Advocating and supporting public policies and legislative efforts further the profession of Social Work and embrace the diversity of human need.