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The purpose of the Association of VA Social Workers is to encourage development of comprehensive  Social Work services to veteran beneficiaries through the sharing of information to enhance the effectiveness of Social Work. The Association advocates for the recruitment, retention, and increased recognition of  Social Workers of the Department of Veteran Affairs.  In accomplishing its purpose, the Association collaborates with established social work organizations and other such organizations as relevant to social work practice and services in health care settings and serves as a conduit for productive collaboration among its members.

Best of all, being a member of AVASW helps us show the strength and vitality of VA social work.  We are committed to helping to solidify our sense of identify throughout the VA healthcare system.  Please
become a member today and let your voice be heard!

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Happy New Year!

We are welcoming our new Executive Committee

and looking forward to Social Work Month!


Nominations for SW of the Quarter are open continuously! Please Nominate from the link below


Check out the new AVASW merchandise by clicking on the "Shop" tab above!

Social Worker of the Quarter

Know someone doing great work across the VA? Nominate them for Social Worker of the quarter!

Jerry satterwhite hall of fame

Know a retired Social Worker who made a big difference with the VA? Nominate them for the Hall of Fame!


Something happening at your facility you feel like others should know about? Submit a Blog!

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Questions or concerns? As an AVASW Executive Committee Member!