NASW and CASW Affirm Memorandum of Understanding

(Dublin, Ireland) June 29, 2018 – Since 2002 the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) have maintained a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that reflects the shared values and reciprocal relationship.

“The MOU has formalize the bond and ties between our two respective organizations,” noted CASW President, Jan Christianson-Wood. Serving as a platform to jointly address issues of social justice that transcend our borders.”

While attending the 2018 annual meetings of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) in Dublin, Ireland, this relationship of mutual respect and shared purpose was again affirmed and renewed.

“Given the growing political, economic and social tensions between our two nations it is essential that social work continues to uphold the core values of our profession”, noted NASW President, Kathryn Wehrmann. By reaffirming the MOU “NASW and CASW are taking the lead in cooperation for the advancement of the social work profession in the United States, Canada, and internationally.”