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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!
  • 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 Early-Career Professional dates for 2022-2023:
Early-Career Professionals virtual events are held bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday, 6:30-7:30 pm ET.
  • November 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • January 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • March 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Upcoming Healthcare Professional dates for 2022-2023:
Healthcare Professionals virtual events are held monthly on the third Monday, 6:00-7:00 pm ET.
  • November 21, 6-7 p.m.
  • December 19, 6-7 p.m.
  • January 16 meeting moved to Jan. 23 in observance of MLK Day
  • February 20, 6 - 7 p.m.
  • March 20, 6-7 p.m.
  • April 17, 6-7 p.m.
Upcoming Student dates for 2022-2023: TBD
Upcoming MACRO dates for 2022-2023: TBD
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