APOSW is a diverse organization with an internationally-based membership. APOSW includes social workers and allied health professionals working in hospitals, clinics, educational institutions, private practice and organizations which provide support and treatment to children and young adults with cancer and their families. APOSW members share a common cause: enhancing the psychosocial well-being of pediatric and young adult cancer patients and their families by advancing pediatric psychosocial care through clinical social work practice, research, advocacy, education, and program development.
The APOSW membership year is effective from today, or the postmark date of the Membership/Renewal Application form and fee when mailed to the Membership Chair, whichever is later. Irrespective of the start date of one’s APOSW membership, APOSW membership and benefits expire December 31st, 2020. APOSW membership must be renewed annually for uninterrupted receipt of member benefits.
- Subscription to the APOSW listserv, with access to colleagues who share common interests, providing the opportunity to collaborate and consult with others in the field.
- Password protected access to “Member Only” sections of www.aposw.org including:
♦ Online Membership Directory
♦ Resources and assessment tools
♦ Grant and Research Opportunities
♦ Advocacy information
♦ Research information
♦ Quarterly Newsletter
- Selected mailings and notices regarding new resources, conferences, and other items of interest
- Reduced registration fees at the Annual APOSW Conference
♦ Voting privileges as outlined in the APOSW bylaws on all organizational issues
Professionals with a degree in social work (BSW, MSW, DSW/PhD).
Students attending an accredited undergraduate or graduate school of social work. (Must supply proof of status.)
Non-social work professionals who share in the APOSW mission to support and care for children with cancer.
APOSW is pleased to offer a 10% discount when 8 or more members of the same Institution join or renew at the same time. To receive this discount, please contact the Membership Committee Chair
Non-North American Member
Professionals residing outside of the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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