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Emerging Leaders

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What is the Emerging Leaders Member Interest Group?

The Emerging Leaders Member Interest Group is a group of students, new social work professionals, and young academics who want to learn about the NACSW structure and contribute to the on-going development of relevant programs, participate in problem-solving groups, network with peers, and have a chance to serve in a leadership capacity.

Who are Emerging Leaders?

NACSW’s Emerging Leaders are:

  • Current BSW, MSW, or PhD Students
  • New Social Work Professionals (less than 2 years of experience)
  • Young Academics (under 35 years old)

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What Does NACSW Offer the Emerging Leaders?

  • Opportunities for networking and fellowship with other Christians in Social Work.
  • Network Connections with other Christians in social work through various social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • A mentor program connecting Emerging Leaders with longer-standing NACSW members.
  • Connections for licensure supervision.
  • Support for navigating graduate school and dissertation completion.
  • 20% discount for all of NACSW’s Online Trainings offering CEUs.
  • Eligibility to receive, upon request, a free subscription to an electronic version of GrantStation Insider, a weekly email that provides current information on new funding programs, upcoming grant deadlines, trainings, and relevant information for grant seekers members at no cost!
  • Free access to Internet job postings, through the NACSW JobNet Career Center, of interest to Christians in social work, and eligibility to post resumes at no cost.
  • Preferential treatment when applying for Professional Liability Insurance with the American Professional Agency.
  • Regularly updated online bibliography providing references to books and articles on topics of particular interest to Christians in social work.
  • Opportunities for publication and professional presentations