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Announcing NOFSW Conference Plenary's:  

1) Ethical Considerations of Serving Immigrant Communities - Dr. Mary Lehman Held 

2) Finding Common Ground in the Reform v. Abolitionist Debate - Panel moderated by Dr. David McLeod 

Welcome to New NOFSW Board Members Dr. Sandra Joy and Dr. Sherece Shavel!


JoFSW is now live! New articles now available


Save the Date! March 19 and 20, 2024 - Forensic Social Work Certificate Program: Foundation Skills for Forensic Social Work 

Save the Date! April 24, 2024 - Mitigation Certificate Program - registration now open!


Save the Date! May 14 and 15, 2024 - Advanced Certificate Program: Forensic Court Systems, Reporting and Testifying - registration now open!

Save the Date! June 24-27, 2024 - NOFSW Annual Conference and Immigration Certificate Program  New Orleans, LA  Now accepting abstract submissions - registration now open!

Save the Date! October 8 and 9, 2024 - Forensic Social Work Certificate Program: Foundation Skills for Forensic Social Work - registration coming soon.

Benefits of NOFSW Membership


*Be a part of the only professional organization focusing specifically on forensic social work,

*Apply discounts to registration for the NOFSW annual conference and certificate programs.  

*Receive our monthly Open Court newsletter (featuring FSW publications, educational events, news and employment opportunities),

*Access the Journal of Forensic Social Work (JoFSW),

*Participate in free webinars (includes ce credit),

*Network with other forensic social workers and mental health professionals,

*and more!  

National Organization 
of Forensic Social Work

The National Organization of Forensic Social Work endeavors to advance social justice through the interprofessional collaboration of human service and legal systems.

-NOFSW Vision Statement

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