Membership in CANSW entitles you to the following benefits:
Inclusion on the CANSW membership list serve, an e-mail discussion group for CANSW members only, comprised of 75+ renal social workers from coast to coast.
Reduced registration for the CANSW Annual Conference, a key educational event designed to enhance renal social work practice.
Voting privileges in CANSW national elections, and the opportunity to run for office
The opportunity to join CANSW Regional meetings and Educational events
Access to CANSW’s web site Members Only section which consists of a resource library, CANSW membership directory, templates and other useful documents to assist with frontline practice
The opportunity to apply for CANSW financial assistance to attend the CANSW Annual Conference
CANSW Active Membership : Any Social Worker currently working in a dialysis/transplant program in Canada. Active members may vote and hold office and act as a chairperson of a committee. The immediate Past President will be considered an active member.
CANSW Associate Membership : Those eligible for Associate Membership include the following: Social Workers practicing Nephrology Social Work in any area outside Canada; professionals practicing in a related field of Nephrology; laypersons from related organizations; previously Active Members. Associate Members may attend meetings, conferences, participate on committees, and receive significant mailings. Associate Members may not vote or hold office in the Canadian Association of Nephrology Social Workers.