The Armenian Association of Social Workers priorities are human rights issues and the needs of under-served population’s. AASW’s chief role is to act as a watchdog regarding social policies that affect social workers and the clients whom they serve. This includes a focus on increasing public awareness on the important role played by the profession of social work, sharing information on the current availability of services․
Since its establishment, AASW has greatly contributed to the establishment of CSOs networks with strong evidence-based advocacy created collaboration with universities, independent experts, and researchers. In particular, AASW formed a coalition of NGOs, to build advocacy skills in promoting child-friendly legislations, and initiated the establishment of Child Protection Network (CPN).