Coalition of Black Social Workers
A Swahili proverb states, “Unity is strength, division is weakness.” The Coalition of Black Social Workers has identified the need for black social workers to unite and strengthen our community. The coalition would like to thank you for applying for membership. Your membership is vital to the community of black social workers in Nashville and beyond. Your expertise, vision, and willingness to support the field of social work will empower those who are currently professionals in the field and those who aspire to become a social worker.
Membership has its benefits, but many people will benefit from your membership.

Mission: The Coalition of Black Social Workers exists to engage, connect, and empower Black social work students and professionals in the community, with the goal of increasing awareness about issues specific to the Black community and cultivating a network of support.

CBSW Membership is open to all individuals who hold a BSW, MSW, DSW, or PhD in social work and is available at two distinct levels.  

Full CBSW Membership (this level is for students and professionals who are of African descent and hold a BSW, MSW, DSW, or PhD in social work)  
Full Membership benefits are as follows:
Mentoring opportunities
Closed student group discussions for connection, support, and empowerment
Ability to run for an officer in the CBSW student group
Ability to serve as a CBSW Board Member
Access to closed CBSW Facebook Group  

Friend of the CBSW (this level is for students and professionals who are not of African descent and hold a BSW, MSW, DSW, or PhD in social work)  
Friend Membership benefits are as follows:
Access to CBSW trainings, conference, and other educational opportunities
Student participation in Social Justice Field Trips
Providing requested support from the Full CBSW Members
Access to CBSW Facebook Page and Instagram account

Sign in to Google to save your progress. Learn more
Email *
Preferred Pronouns
Full Name *
Type of Membership *
For Friends of the CBSW, why do you wish to become a member?
Professional Status *
Current City, State *
Education (Current School or Social Work Alma Mater) *
Highest SW Degree *
Professional Credentials
Place of Employment (Professionals Only)
Fields of Interest in Social Work Practice *
Email Address *
For Professionals Only:  Do you have any interest in serving as a mentor for future/current social workers?
Clear selection
For Professionals Only:  Do you offer supervision for licensure?
Clear selection
For New SW Professionals Only (Less than 2 years post-grad):  Would you like to have a mentor?
Clear selection
For Students Only:  Expected date of graduation?
For Students Only:  Would you like a mentor?
Clear selection
We may include a photograph of you within the Coalition of Black Social Workers promotional material (Facebook, webpage, flyers, etc.). Please initial if you consent to this. *
Have you joined our closed facebook group?   *
Thank you for completing our application!  For questions, email cfoster@thecbsw.org.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
Submit
Clear form
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
reCAPTCHA
This form was created inside of University of Tennessee Knoxville. Report Abuse