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The National Association of Social Workers is a membership organisation based in the city of Vienna, Austria.

Areas of Intervention

  • Children and young people
  • Families
  • Older people 
  • People with disabilities
  • Social justice
  •  Mental health
  • People with addictions
  • Migrants
  •  Adults in difficulty or poverty
  • Contributing to social policies and professional policies

Responsibilities/ Services 

  • Representing professionals in the field of social work
  • Promoting the importance of social politics
  • Participating in political discourses
  • Working towards the acknowledgement of Social Work as a discipline and a profession and especially achieving a professional law
  • Promoting networks in the field of social work
  • Providing member services
  • Identifying and highlighting areas where social work is needed, can be improved upon or standards are not being met.
National Association of Social Workers