SWAN is a network of social work practitioners, academics, students and social welfare service users united in their concern that social work activity is being undermined by managerialism and marketisation, by the stigmatisation of service users and by welfare cuts and restrictions.
The Association of Schools of Social Work in Romania is an NGO established by academics from the top four Social Work Departments in Romania: University of Bucharest, University Babes-Bolyai of Cluj, University Al.I.Cuza of Iasi and West University of Timisoara.
Nordic Association of Schools of Social Work (NASSW) purpose is to promote social work education through encouraging co-operation between the Nordic university colleges and universities that offer education in social work.
The International Association of Schools of Social Work, IASSW, is the worldwide association of schools of social work, other tertiary level social work educational programmes, and social work educators.
The International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) is a global non-governmental organisation which represents a wide range of national and international member organisations that seek to advance social welfare, social development and social justice.