September 10, 2015   
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What You Need to Know: Diagnosing and Coding with ICD-10 and DSM-5   
Multiple Dates/Locations
(5 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Amanda Stylianou, LCSW

This advanced workshop will provide a cutting edge presentation for clinicians seeking to enhance their understanding and skill related to the assessment of mental health disorders in the ICD10/DSM-5. This presentation will familiarize participants with the new diagnoses and criteria for major mental health disorders utilizing both lecture and case practice examples. The primary emphasis of the training is on understanding how these changes might impact client care and knowing what modification might be necessary to implement these revisions into practice. 

COST FOR THIS COURSE:

NASW Member- $100.00
Non-Member- $140.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $80.00
NASW Student Member- $80.00

3 DATES/LOCATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:
Note: 9/20/15 course in New Brunswick is now FULL

11/1/15 from 9:30am - 3:30pm in Tenafly  (Register)

1/23/16 from 10:30am - 4:30pm in Cherry Hill  (Register)
The Complexity and Necessity of Collaboration When Treating Children and Adolescents 
October 4, 2015 from 1:30-4:30pm in Whippany
(3 Clinical CEUs) 
Presenter: Leslie Moorman, LCSW  
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Assessment and treatment of child and adolescent mental health symptoms is unique and complex. Social, emotional, physical and cognitive development factors complicate assessing symptomology and determining course of treatment. Collaboration with the family and other professional disciplines is imperative to ensure that there is an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $50.00
Non-Member- $65.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $25.00
NASW Student Member- $25.00

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CONTINUING EDUCATION (non-NASW Sponsored)** 
 
Emotional Freedom Techniques: Mind-Body Treatment Approach To Anxiety Spectrum Disorders
(aka Tapping)  
Re gister & Info: Medford, NJ (near Cherry Hill). Friday, 10/2/2015. 10AM to 5PM. Robin Bilazarian, LCSW, DCEP, International EFT Trainer. Approved for 6 clinical CEUs for NJ social workers by the CE Approval Collaborative.  RobinEFT.net or call (856) 231-0833.
** While these courses are not offered by NASW-NJ, as a service to our members we will run ads for programs that can document approval by entities accepted by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE).

*For information on what programs the BSWE approves:
*Click here to review Subchapter 13:44G - 6.4 of the NJ Social Work Regulations or
*Click here to review Tips for Understanding the NJ Regulations for Continuing Education

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30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

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Main: 732-296-8070
Fax: 732-296-8074


David Barry, JD, MSW, LSW
President


Walter X. Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director   

  

     

 


2015 Health Care Conference

The Psychosocial Dynamics of Medical Illness: Key Issues for Patients and Caregivers
October 19, 2015 from 8:00am-4:30pm
(6 Clinical, including 1.5 Ethics CEUs)


COST (includes breakfast and lunch):
Member of NJAHCSW or NASW- $90.00
Non-Member- $130.00
Student with Lunch- $60.00
Student without Lunch- $30.00

Full schedule and exhibitor opportunities available on the conference homepage. 

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Realizing a Mindful Life:
Cultivating Mindfulness in Your Personal and Clinical Practices
December 4, 2015 from 10:30am-4:30pm in Livingston
(5 Clinical CEUs)

Presenter: Danna Markson, LCSW

The act of mindfulness, "focused attention on the present moment, intentionally and non-judgmentally," has been proven to be effective in enhancing physical, mental and spiritual health. This workshop explores a variety of mindfulness techniques to include in your own personal self-care routine, as well as in your clinical practice with clients.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $80.00 
Non-Member- $110.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $40.00
NASW Student Member- $40.00

NY Licensees:  NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.  This workshop has been submitted for 5 contact hours and is awaiting approval, but full refunds will be given if approval status changes.   

Relationship Coaching for Couples of Color: Through a Socio-Cultural and Economic Lens
December 5, 2015 from 9:30am-12:30pm in North Brunswick
(3 Clinical, Social/Cultural Competence CEUs)
Presenters: Candice Covington-Thomas, LCSW, JD & Donald Harris, BA

This workshop will present a coaching model for the treatment of couples of color, specifically African-American couples, within the context of a couples group, co-facilitated by a male and female, addressing relationship challenges from the perspective of power and privilege.
This model can be modified to fit various practice styles.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $50.00 
Non-Member- $65.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $25.00
NASW Student Member- $25.00

NY Licensees:  NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.  This workshop has been submitted for 3 contact hours and is awaiting approval, but full refunds will be given if approval status changes.    

Register today.
Clinical Supervision Courses
Multiple Dates
(20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social/Cultural)
Presenter: Patricia O'Dell, LCSW

This course is for those who have held their LCSW for at least 3 years and who wish to supervise LSWs seeking their clinical hours.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $275.00
Non-Member- $350.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $250.00

DATES TO CHOOSE FROM:
October 2, 9, 16, 23 - Four day course (Register) 

December 4, 5, 6 - Three day course (Register)
Learn More about the DSM-5
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Understanding and Working with the DSM-5: Diagnostic Changes and Clinical Implications 
(4 Clinical CEUs)   

The ability to assess and diagnose is a core competency for mental health providers. The changes in the new DSM manual require practitioners to modify their current understanding of diagnostic symptoms and categories. This online workshop will describe the development of the DSM-5, the changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to the existing diagnoses.

Watch it and earn CEUs online HERE.
LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
(includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $75 value!)

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW member- $110.00
Non-member- $150.00

LSW Courses:
LSW Test Prep on September 26 (Register)
LSW Test Prep on October 11   (Register)
LSW Test Prep in November & December- TBD

LCSW Courses:
LCSW Test Prep on October 15 (Register)
LCSW Test Prep on December 11 (Register)

View all Test Prep Courses on our Web site here.
Call for Reviewers
The CE Approval Collaborative is looking for volunteers to review applications for approval of social work continuing education courses in the State of New Jersey. Volunteers receive CE vouchers in exchange for reviewing applications and serving on this Committee.

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