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AASW logos

The AASW provides logos for eligible members who have completed an AASW accredited social work qualification, and for those who have obtained an AASW credential.

The logos provides visual recognition of your expertise, assuring clients and their families, the Australian community, employers and funding bodies that you are a qualified social worker, accountable to a code of ethics and committed to your professional development.

Social workers displaying these logos commit to uphold and comply with the AASW’s Code of Ethics (and all other requirements). All logos have been trademarked and are for display by members of the AASW.

Available credentials

Member of the AASW

Completed a recognised professional, degree level qualification in social work or overseas equivalent

Commitment to uphold and comply with the AASW’s Code of Ethics (and all other requirements)

Commit to a minimum amount of ongoing, annual professional development

Have been assessed by the AASW as having acquired a distinguished level of expertise in their field of practice

Social Worker logo

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Accredited Social Worker logo

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30 hours

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

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30 hours

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Mental Health

Accredited Family Violence Social Worker

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30 hours

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Family Violence

Accredited Clinical Social Worker

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30 hours

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Clinical

Find out more about the AASW Credential Program.

Displaying the logos

The AASW provides these logos so that you can display your expertise, skills and knowledge to the individuals you work with and the Australian community. They can be used in a range of ways such as

  • On your business card
  • On your letterhead
  • On your email signature (with agency/organisational approval if necessary)
  • On your website
  • On your LinkedIn profile
  • On windows and door decals
  • On your CV

Registering to use the logos

Social Worker and Accredited Social Worker – register here

Credentials

If you applied for your credential after 15 July 2020 then you are already registered to use the credential logo. If you received your credential before this date, and have not already registered to use the credential logo then you can register here.

Monitoring use of the logos

It is the responsibility of each individual licensee, to comply with the Conditions of Use of using an AASW logo.

In addition, the AASW will monitor the use of the logos. Compliance with the guidelines for using the logos is critical in order to ensure they retain their integrity, impact and purpose.

Any unauthorised use or infringement of the logos may be subject to disciplinary action by the AASW under the Constitution or Code of Ethics, or legal action if applicable. Wherever possible and appropriate, the AASW will work with the person in the first instance to remedy the issue in a constructive and non-punitive way.

Reporting a concern regarding use of the logos

If any person becomes aware that another person may be misusing an AASW logo, please notify the AASW immediately so that we can investigate.

Concerns should be submitted to ethicsconsult@aasw.asn.au using the Notification Form.

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