To promote the professionalism of social work to its highest standards in the country;
To advocate for and promote the implementation of competency standards and regulation for social work practice, education and research on par with international standards;
To advocate for social justice and full participation of the vulnerable and marginalised and to provide the full support to the clients to empower themselves;
To uphold and support the application of the Social Work Code of Ethics in practice, education and research;
To initiate, implement and support activities which contribute towards the growth and development of professional social work at national, regional and international levels;
To represent the professional views of social workers on matters of social policies, legislations, regulations, programmes, education and services in relation to the needs of society;
To support and promote the well-being of its members.