SWC is a student association open to all studnets. SWC allows an environment for a
disucssion of issues, both professional and academic, oppotrunities to become involved
in community service projects and socialization.
Faculty Advisor: Jocelyn Martin, Crisp Hall 201-C, (573) 986-6882, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phi Alpha is an honor society that invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. The purpose of the organization is to provide a closer bond among students and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Faculty Advisor: Kathie Miller, Crisp Hall 201-B, (573) 651-2328, email@example.com
This regional organization plays an important role in developing Missouri's social
justice framework. With a strong emphasis on advocacy, each year MASW continues to
bring about social change within Missouri. Applications available in Department of
Social Work office, Crisp Hall 201, (573) 651-2004. Visit the MASW website at http://www.masw.org/
Faculty Advisor: Jack Stokes, Crisp Hall 210-C, (573) 651-2714, firstname.lastname@example.org
This professional organization of social workers is the largest in the world, with
membership around 150,000. The organization works to advance the professional growth
of members and create and maintain professional standards for the field of social
work. Applications are available in the Department of Social Work office, Crisp Hall
201, (573) 651-2004.
Missouri chapter: http://www.nasw-mo.org/
National chapter: http://www.socialworkers.org/
SWAN provides social workers with valuable tools in the information age. Dr. John M. Grohol states that SWAN is "an excellent resource for social workers, offering resources and links to associations and additional, general social work information." For more information about SWAN, visit their Web site at http://cosw.sc.edu/swan/
This is an online magazine for Social Work Students and Recent Graduates for access to articles, job listings, forums, a Calendar of Events, and much more. Visit their Web site at http://www.socialworker.com/home.
To read an interesting article about preparing your Social Work portfolio, go to http://www.socialworker.com/home/Feature_Articles/Professional_Development_%26_Advancement/CAREER_TALK--Keeping_Track_of_It_All%3A_Building_Your_Social_Work_Portfolio/