Vision Statement

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Mission Statement

OASW is the voice of the social work profession

As a member organization, we seek to:

  • Expand awareness of the value of social workers
  • Build relationships to advance our profession and increase the impact of our advocacy on behalf of our members and their clients
  • Foster engagement with current and future practitioners to strengthen both the wide-ranging field of Social Work and the Association

Values Statement

Our work is guided by the following values

We will:

  • Conduct ourselves with integrity
  • Embrace diversity and inclusivity
  • Make decisions that are ethical, evidence based, and transparent
  • Seek out relationships and partnerships in the spirit of collaboration
  • Be credible in representing members and our profession
  • Advance innovation in social work