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NASWVA & DC Metro Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

The NASWVA/DC Metro Chapters offer special interest groups (SIGs) as one of the many benefits of NASW membership. If you are interested in participating in one or more of the SIGs offered by NASWVA/DC, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to ensure that you will be included in invitations and reminders. 
Current Active SIGs:
  • Early-Career Professionals
The Early-Career Professionals Special Interest Group (SIG) aims to provide new social workers starting in the profession an opportunity to enhance their skills, knowledge, and expertise by providing a platform for networking with early-career professionals and other NASW chapter members in various practice settings. By joining as an Early-Career Professional, offered for two years following graduation, you have access to a unique set of resources designed to boost your confidence in your new career!
  • Disability Special Interest Group

The NASW-VA Disability Council was recently created to advance disability priorities within the social work profession and our communities. 


The first meeting will be held virtually on October 18th at 6 pm. All Chapter members are welcome and encouraged to join. The goals of this group are to offer peer support, advocacy, resources and recommendations. Fill out the interest form to join the next meeting.

  • Healthcare Professionals
NASWVA/DC Metro Chapters are currently seeking leaders for special interest groups that are not currently active. If you are interested, fill out your information in the form below for "other," and if you have a suggestion for a group not listed, please submit your recommendation via email to
Upcoming Events:
Upcoming Healthcare dates for 2023-2024:
  • October 18, 2023 7pm
Upcoming Disability SIG dates for 2023-2024:
  • October 18, 2023 at 6pm
Upcoming Student dates for 2023-2024: TBD
Upcoming MACRO dates for 2023-2024: TBD
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