NASW state chapters have increasingly become involved in the pursuit of state legislative priorities. However, direct focus upon social problem concerns accounted for a minor and declining share of the chapters' foremost legislative priorities. Preoccupation with the institutionalization of professional status does not appear to be a transitional chapter concern associated only with the attainment of licensed status.
"Professional Social Work Associations and Legislative Action 1974 to 1977,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 6
, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol6/iss2/10