August 11 , 2016    

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
 
 


 

You can find registered
right on our web site.

 

presenter Deadline August 29 - Seeking Presenters for 2017 Annual Conferenc e

Get paid to attend the Annual Conference by sharing your expertise with your peers!

Join us as a presenter for the 2017 NASW-NJ/NJSWERS Annual Conference in May in Atlantic City. Submit your workshop proposal by August 29, 2016 to be reviewed by the Continuing Education Committee. Applicants will be notified in November whether their workshop has been accepted.

Step 1: Read through Call for Proposals Guidelines & check presenter criteria here: http://tinyurl.com/2017-CallforProposalsGuide

Step 2: Create your proposal.

Step 3: Submit your workshop proposal here by August 29, 2016.

Questions? Call us at 732-296-8070.
License Renewal
What You Need to Know to Renew Your License in 2016
 
By now you should have received a renewal notice for your Social Work License (LSW or LCSW) or Certification (CSW) in the mail. Renewal is online only and your renewal notice will provide you with instructions on how to renew your license or certification.
 
If you have not yet received your renewal notice, click here for information on how to renew.

Please note: The Renewal Web site has been down for maintenance this week. It will reopen soon.
 
You have until August 31 to renew your license. If you're having trouble with renewal, please check the NASW-NJ Web site for updated information.
 
Click here to access the FAQ page on license renewal, CE requirements and CE certificates. Click  here to see "Tips for Understanding the NJ Social Work Regulations for Continuing Education."

If you're an NASW member and still have questions after reading the License Renewal web page, please feel free to reach out to our NASW-NJ Licensing Hotline by submitting a form to www.tinyurl.com/LicensingHotline
School Social Workers

Check out the NASW Legal Issue of the Month:

Click here to read:
"FERPA and the Disclosure of Student Education Records"

CLASSIFIEDS


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
 


LCADC / APN / LCSW
- Another Door Opens Recovery Center is seeking professionals for part-time positions immediately. Congenial atmosphere; Working with substance abuse and mental health. We also deal with dual-diagnosis disorders. Please contact Reja Patterson at
rpatterson@adorc.org . Our facility is located in Trenton, NJ (near the Sun Arena).


CLASSIFIED ADS

To view more ad postings on our Web site click here.  
Get Exposure!  

We have a NEW advertising feature, where your LOGO can be displayed on the NASW-NJ Web site for
30 days.

It will appear as a clickable link
right to your Web site.
Just send us your Logo and
Web site URL!


For more information contact
Janine Hendryx at jhendryx@naswnj.org.

Buy 2, Get 1 FREE

Submit any two ads and
get one ad free.
(e.g. buy one newSWire™ + one FOCUS, get one FREE
Web site ad.
OR
Submit two newSWire™ ads; receive one FREE ad for either the Web site or newSWire™)
For more details 
 send your questions to jhendryx@naswnj.org.
PHOTO GALLERY

Click to see photos from recent NASW-NJ events. 
NASW-NJ

30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

www.naswnj.org 


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


David Barry, JD, MSW, LSW
President


Walter X. Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director          

 

An Hour with Private Practice Q&A
 
A Review of the New Technology Standards for Social Work Practice
 
FREE Q&A Session for NASW Members (no CEUs)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Teleconference (12 - 1pm)

This session is offered by our NASW National Office.
For more information on how to join the call, click here.
Upcoming CE Course  

Invisible Wounds of Racial Trauma: Assessing and Treating Black Families 
(5 Clinical, Social/Cultural CE credits) 
August 26, 2016 from 10:00am - 4:00pm in North Brunswick
Info & Registration

Looking for more courses?
View the full list of scheduled NASW-NJ CE Courses (and keep an eye out as we add more!) on our Web site   here.
CE Institute
Did you know that there is no limit to the number of
online CEUs you can take for your NJ license?

Are you looking for online CEUs that are valid
for your NJ license or certification?


Choose from over 150 courses available on the
Social Work Online CE Institute.
Save the Date! 
Second Annual  Social Work Gala

"Honoring the Best of Our Community"
 
Join us as we celebrate
  • Our profession
  • Our membership
  • Installation of the 2016-17 Board of Directors  
Come network with your incredible colleagues as they receive honors such as the prestigious NASW-NJ Social Worker of the Year Award.
 
Members and students are encouraged to attend and witness what being a part of NASW-NJ and NJ SWERS is all about.
 
Thursday, October 27, 2016
5:30pm-10:00pm 
Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ

This is your profession and your night. Don't miss out!
 
Watch newSWire for registration information and additional information!
 
Health Care Conference 
(6 Clinical, including 3 Social/Cultural CEUs)

The Brain and Behavior: 
Information for Social Workers
(Given by the NJ Association of Health Care Social Workers)
 
October 17, 2016
8:00am - 4:30pm
Pines Manor
Edison, NJ 
 
Note : CEUs valid for NJ licensed social workers, not for NY. 
 
Full schedule, cost and exhibitor opportunities available on the conference homepage here.
LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses

SWtestprep (includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $85 value!)

LSW- Masters Test Prep Courses
September 23 - Register 
 
LCSW- Clinical Test Prep Courses
October 6- Register
December 1 - Register
Private Practice Special Interest Groups (PPSIG) Meetings   

If you are in Private Practice or are interested in Private Practice related issues and would like to be added to one of the 10 locally-based PPSIGs, send an email to Christina Mina at cmina@naswnj.org with the name of the group you would like to join.

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:
August 19 - South NJ (meets in Voorhees)

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.  
NASW-NJ MISSION STATEMENT

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is a diverse membership organization that promotes, develops, and strengthens the professional practice of social work and social workers. Through advocacy and public policy,
NASW-NJ affects progressive social change and social justice for
individuals, families, and communities.
 
Please consider joining today!
For more about NASW, click here.             To join NASW, click here.