The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is a diverse membership organization representing more than 7,000 members. NASW-NJ promotes, develops, and strengthens the professional practice of social work and social workers.
Through advocacy and public policy, NASW-NJ affects progressive social change and social justice for individuals, families, and communities.
The NASW-NJ Legislative Agenda is developed with the members of our Legislative and Social Action (LASA) Committee.
Please click on the links below for more details in any of these policy areas that are designated as priorities for NASW-NJ.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (including Mental Health and Addictions)
DISABILITY (including Developmental Disabilities)
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
HISTORICALLY OPPRESSED COMMUNITIES
IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES
PROFESSIONAL ISSUES AND LICENSING