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Welcome to the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Social Workers website!


The ASTPHSW membership is comprised of a broad based group of social work professionals, who provide services focused on social work principles with a public health social work foundation. The members are working on behalf of developing systems of preventive public health social work services in the United States and Territories. ASTPHSW in an affiliate of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, which includes the public health agencies, public health employees, schools of public health as well as federal health care employees.

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Important News from ASTPHSW

Public Health Social Work in Action

What does it mean to be a public health social worker? CISWH’s Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work (BU-ALPS) project explores the career paths and impact of MSW/MPH alumni.
Read more about our Profiles in PHSW:

Integrating Mental Health and Primary Care

Bridging Divides to Transform Healthcare


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