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The National Association of Perinatal Social Workers was incorporated in 1980 for the purpose of promoting, expanding, and enhancing the role of social work in perinatal health care.  The NAPSW helps individuals, families, and communities respond to psychosocial issues that emerge during the period from pre-pregnancy through an infant’s first year of life.


Every baby, every family… supported with competent and compassionate care


To promote and support excellence in perinatal social work in order to maximize healthy outcomes for babies and their families


NAPSW is a community of perinatal social workers sharing a knowledge base and striving for excellence in practice for the benefit of families around the time of birth

Click here to read more about NAPSW's history and its founders

What is a Perinatal Social Worker?  Click here to find out!

Click here to review the NAPSW By-Laws