Membership Information

FSOSW members are oncology social workers or other health care professionals who provide a wide variety of direct patient services in public and private health care institutions and agencies. Some members hold positions of administration, education, and research directly related to the common mission of providing quality psycho social support services to cancer patients and their families.

Benefits of Membership


We are proud to announce that we have formed a partnership with CE Broker, the official continuing education tracking system. Our members now receive a $10 discount when subscribing to CE Broker. Your subscription lasts for an entire license cycle and offers you a continuing education management tool.

Your Full Access Account:


  • Displays your renewal requirements
  • Shows you everything recorded to date
  • Details what you have left to complete
  • Sends reminders as expiration dates approach
  • Helps you find courses to fulfill your requirements

Go to and subscribe or set up a 7-Day Free Trial Account and use the promotion code to apply your $10 discount. Contact to receive the promotion code. Make sure you apply the code during step 3 of 3 of the subscription process when asked, “Have a Promotion Code or Association Discount?”

We hope you will take advantage of this partnership and use the CE Broker system to make certain you have fulfilled your requirements. Once your CE transcripts are complete in their system, there is no chance of audit.

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How to Become a Member

Becoming an annual member is simple.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to Contact Us.

Step 1 - Select the membership that is right for you.

Step 2 - Submit your application online for immediate access or download the paper application and complete.

Step 3 - Pay online by credit card or send check with your paper application.

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Become an Individual Member

Full Annual Member - $35

  • Must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in social work and be actively engaged in or retired from clinical practice, administration, education, or research in oncology social work.
  • Voting member - May vote in all general membership elections.
  • May hold a Board of Director position appointed or elected.

Associate Annual Member - $35

  • Non-social workers working in or retired from Oncology or Palliative care as part of direct psychosocial care to patients.
  • Voting member - May vote in all general membership elections.
  • May serve on committees of the Board of Directors
  • May not hold a Board of Directors position appointed or elected.

Student Annual Member - $20

  • Enrolled full or part-time in a Social Work Degree program at a CSWE approved school.
  • Must show proof of enrollment.
  • Voting member - May vote in all general membership elections.
  • May not hold a Board of Directors position appointed or elected.

Submit an Individual Membership Application Online

You may submit an individual membership application and payment information to receive immediate access.  Simply click the "Submit Application" button to register and submit your application.

Membership Renewals - If you are renewing a membership please LOG IN and you will be directed to the Member Dashboard to renew your dues.

Submit and Pay for an Individual Membership Application by Check

You may also submit an individual membership by check.  Simply click the "Pay by Check" button to download the application, complete and mail in with your payment.

Goals of Individual Memberships

  • Promote the highest professional standards and ethics in practice of oncology social work.
  • Foster communications and support among oncology social workers.
  • Advance oncology social work practice and knowledge through regional and state continuing education.
  • Advocate for programs and policies to meet the psychosocial needs of oncology patients and their families.
  • Promote liaison activities with the American Cancer Society and other professional organizations.

Benefits of Individual Memberships

  • Professional development through continuing education at regional meetings and conferences.
  • Support from individuals working in similar areas through the organization’s network.
  • A quarterly newsletter which includes current news on clinical, educational, and research activities, relevant public issues, meeting announcements, career opportunities and more.
  • A yearly membership directory to increase opportunities to network.
  • Discount on the FSOSW Annual Conference which provides professional presentations, panels, and workshops addressing the clinical, academic, and administrative topics of interest to oncology social workers.

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