President’s Welcome Note
Greetings, Fellow Group Workers – Welcome to the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Whether you are a returning member, new member, or just visiting, we hope you will take a moment to browse.
ASGW is a welcoming community where members share a passion for providing effective, culturally responsive group work across multiple settings and professions. I am honored to serve as ASGW President (2021-2022). As we look forward to the upcoming year, I want to highlight some exciting ongoing efforts and opportunities…
ASGW stands with other ACA divisions in Affirming Choice. We unconditionally affirm that, as mental health professionals, we believe in the empowerment of women and that all human beings have rights to privacy and personal decision-making about their own bodies.
We are devastated by the recent senseless murders of grocery shoppers in Buffalo, NY, churchgoers in Orange County, CA and now schoolchildren and teachers in Uvalde, TX. We are grieving for their lives violently cut short and heartbroken for their shocked families.
Statement from ACA Divisions to affirm support for LGBTQIA populations in light of discriminatory initiatives and legislation nationwide, referencing the long history of ACA’s stance against discrimination as antithetical to the profession of counseling.
Presidential Statement from the ASGW Members Meeting, April 2021
ASGW Statement on Where We Stand and What We Believe
ASGW Statement on Anti-Trans and LGBTQIA Initiatives
ASGW at a glance
As a premier international organization for group workers, ASGW values the creation of community, support, and the installation of hope.