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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 the foundation and advanced FSW 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!  


New Members


To join the National Organization of Forensic Social Work as an individual or organization please complete this online application form. Or you can download, print, fill out, and mail this application (NOFSW_Application)

Existing Members

To renew your current or past membership please follow this link: membership renewal.

Your membership includes discounts on our annual conference and certificate training programsfree webinars and opportunities to network with people who share a common mission.  

To apply for membership, submit an application to the Chairperson of the Membership Committee of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work using the application above. Applicants whose credentials are in order shall be admitted to the appropriate class of membership. Membership classes consist of:


(All full members must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work and have three years of experience in the field).

Dues US$125.00 per year

Associate Members

(Social workers who do not yet meet the educational or experience requirements of Full Members).

Dues US$115.00 per year.

Allied Professional Members.

Dues US$115.00 per year.

Student Members.

(Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited program leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in social work.)

Dues US$40.00 per year.

Retired Members.

(Retired from active practice.)

Dues US$50.00 per year.

Organizational Members

(can apply membership for up to 10 staff members – please contact the NOFSW office for more information). 

Dues $1000 per year.

Members of NOFSW agree to abide by the NOFSW Code of Ethics.

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