Membership Frequently Asked Questions

What is the ABCSW? The American Board of Clinical Social Work (ABCSW), founded in 1987, is a national education, advocacy and credentialing organization created by and for the profession of Clinical Social Work. The ABCSW’s main purposes are to issue advanced credentials to Clinical Social Workers based on uniform national standards of practice, and to educate the public and various audiences about the value of these certifications and the services of those who hold them.

Who is the provider of the liability insurance? The ABCSW has teamed up with the Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) which provides the best coverage available to our members.

Which devices are compatible with the ABCSW e-books? E-books are available on iPad, Nook and Kindle.

How do I redeem my free e-books? Once you have become a member of the ABCSW, the “Member Resources” page will appear in the main navigation bar. From there, you can download all of the e-books in your preferred format.

Where do I purchase the ABCSW e-books? You can purchase our e-books online here or you can find them through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and the iBookstore.