The International Association for Social Work with Groups, Inc. is the premier international association for social workers and allied helping professionals engaged in group work. The purpose of this non-profit, member-driven organization is to promote excellence in group work practice, education, field instruction, research and publication. The goals of this Association are realized through a program of action and advocacy at both the local and international levels. Members include group workers from Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Namibia, Netherlands, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Trinidad-Tobago, and U.S.
The Benefits of Membership
The purpose of this non-profit, member-driven organization is to promote excellence in group work practice, education, field instruction, research and publication. The thousands of members that have joined with us over the years have both benefited by and enriched our association. We hope you join us too.
Current Organizational Members:
These organizations currently support the mission of IASWG and group work. We thank them for their support.Adelphi University
Florida International University, PhD Program
Loyola University Chicago
North Carolina State University
University of Calgary
University of Central Florida
University of Connecticut
University of Denver
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
University of Southern California
Organizational Members receive the many benefits, including acknowledgement in our annual Symposium Program; discounts on Symposium Program ads; and discounts for faculty/staff for the IASWG Symposium.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 20, 2016! Social Work With Groups is inviting articles about the use of the arts in clinical and community practice. Group work, with its long history of the use of program, has been at the forefront of incorporating the arts into clinical and community practice. This special issue aims to provide group work practitioners, educators, students and researchers with the opportunity to present the creative use of art, music, poetry and other media with diverse populations in a wide range of settings. Read more here.Groupwork Student Essay Competition
Afifa Yusufi, MSW
Afifa Yusufi has a variety of social justice experience professionally and as a volunteer. Early in her career she worked in post conflict regions with the U.S. Government, including Kandahar, Afghanistan; and Baghdad, Iraq. Afifa attended Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work and currently works as a Prevention Clinician. Learn more about our new members here.