Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 120,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

NASW WI Mission Statement

To support all social work practitioners in their mission to serve and strengthen relationships within diverse populations; to promote social justice; and to enhance the dignity and worth of all people in the State of Wisconsin through the promotion of quality practice, competent practitioners, integrity and unity of the social work profession.

30 Great Reasons to Join NASW WI

Individual Assistance

Please note that when contacting us for information or assistance regarding topics such as certification, licensure, reciprocity, vendorship, legal questions, ethical dilemmas or job opportunities, we are able to offer individual assistance only to current NASW-WI members. Please consult our  FAQ About Licensure and Certification and FAQ about CE for information on those topics.


Executive Director: Marc Herstand, MSW, CISW (he/him)
Email: mherstand.naswwi@socialworkers.org

Operations Manager: Kristina Jasmin (she/her)
Email: admin.naswwi@socialworkers.org

Membership and Communications Coordinator: Nadir Carlson, MSW (he/him)
Email: ncarlson.naswwi@socialworkers.org

Office phone: (608) 257-6334
Fax: (608) 257-8233