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March 9 , 2017
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Upcoming Events  

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Thursday, 3/9 7:00pm-9:00pm

Friday, 3/10 10:00am-1:00pm 
   
Friday, 3/10 9:30am-5:00pm
  
Monday, 3/13 12:00pm-2:00pm
  
Monday, 3/13 9:30am-11:00am
   
Thursday, 3/16 10am-11:30m 
Essex PPSIG Meeting

Friday, 3/17 9:30am - 11:00am
South PPSIG Meeting

Friday 3/17 9:00am-4:30pm
  
Monday, 3/20,  10:00am-1:00pm
 
Friday, 3/24, 10:00am-1:00pm  
 
Monday, 3/27,10:00am-1:00pm
 
Friday, 3/31 12:00 - 1:30pm
Middlesex PPSIG Meeting 

Sunday, 4/30 - Tuesday, 5/2
NASW-NJ Annual Conference/Atlantic City 
  
* Free CE seminar for social work month. Choose one.
LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
Clinical Exam Guide (includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $85 value!)

LSW- Masters Test Prep Courses
March 17 - COURSE FULL
March 20 - Register

LCSW- Clinical Test Prep Courses
March 10 - Register
April 6- Register
Proclamation of Social Work Month Celebrate!
March is Social Work Month in NJ!

In proclaiming March 2017 as Social Work Month, Governor Chris Christie called "upon residents to join the National Association of Social Workers in celebration and support of social workers and the social work profession."

Click the adjacent image or follow this link to view the full Proclamation.
Social Workers Stand Up!
Social Workers Stand Up
NASW has launched a "Social Workers Stand Up" campaign during Social Work Month in March 2017.

The campaign focuses on educating the public about how social workers stand up for others, including some of the most vulnerable people in our society, and make positive contributions to society.

The campaign also highlights the importance of the social work title, and why getting the assistance of an educated and licensed social worker is so important.

Look for more details about the campaign here.
Social Work Month Facebook Contest!

Congratulations to Ryan Farr on winning last week's Facebook Challenge. 
This is how you can WIN this week's $25 Gift Card!
Post a photo of yourself and tag @NASW-NJ telling us  "Why You Are a Social Worker!"


Click Here to join the fun!
Facebook Page for
Social Work Advocacy

NASW-NJ is pleased to announce that the Legislative and Social Action (LASA) Committee has set up a new Facebook page to address advocacy issues.

Be sure to find and Like us at NASW NJ LASA.
Social Work Day at the UN

Promoting Community and Environment Sustainability

Please join us for the
3 4th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations
Monday, April 17 th 
9:30 AM to 12:00 Noon
 
Registration is online only on Monday, March 20 1:00 PM 
PLEASE NOTE: This event closes out very fast so be online promptly at 1 or shortly thereafter.
 
Register on this website:  www.monmouth.edu/UNDay
NJ CEUs available for $10
For more details and to submit your t-shirt slogan, click here.
Deadline is April 7th!
Did You Know_ NASW-NJ members are entitled to receive a free  Brief Legal Consultation

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OFFICE SPACE

BRIDGEWATER - The PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits has announced new rental opportunities for nonprofit agencies at 120 Finderne Avenue in Bridgewater, NJ. Contact Marie Hughes at 908-725-2299, mhughes@peoplecarecenter.org or www.peoplecarecenter.org.




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Did you know that there is no limit to the number of online CEUs you can take for your NJ license?

Choose from over 150 courses available on the
Social Work Online CE Institute.
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.
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.

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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           

CJFHC party shot
Party at CJFHC
Share Your
Social Work Month Party Pictures!

Are you or your company celebrating Social Work Month?

If so, send us shots of your celebration by tagging @NASW-NJ on Facebook. You and your co-workers may be featured in upcoming editions of newSWire™ or FOCUS!
Borgata

NASW-NJ

Annual Conference & Exhibition

(2
0+ CEUs)
April 30 - May 2, 2017  
Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ  
Choose from 60+ workshops, meet with 80+ exhibitors, network with your colleagues and enjoy the beautiful hotel amenities!  

Attendees:
- Info & registration at http://tinyurl.com/NASWNJ-2017conference
- If your school or company is paying by PO, please contact conference@naswnj.org for further instructions
 
NY social workers: Contact hours at the Conference are valid for your license now too.
 
Exhibitors and Agencies: Click here to register to exhibit or sponsor.
Volunteer as a Unit Leader and Receive Great Benefits!

Mercer/Burlington
Monmouth/Ocean
Union

One benefit of becoming a Unit Leader: You can earn vouchers for free CEUs through our Incentive Program.

If you would like information on how to become a Unit Leader, please contact Janine Hendryx at jhendryx@naswnj.org or 732-296-8070, ext. 18.

Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership Lecture
 
Hosted  by Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics
Co-sponsored by NASW-NJ

Featuring Chair Holder:
Joy Reid, National Correspondent, MSNBC
 
T he Lipman Chair honors the first African American woman in the New Jersey Senate, who was best known as a champion of the rights of women and children and an advocate for small businesses. NASW-NJ is proud to cosponsor this event and support the advancement of gender and racial equality in New Jersey politics. Please join us to hear Ms. Reid's message on Truth and Consequences: What We Know and Why It Matters.
 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7pm
Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University
100 George Street, New Brunswick 
 
Registration and additional information can be found here.
 
Joy Reid_ Lipman Chair
Upcoming CE Courses   
 
Ethics and the Private Practitioner: Exploring Common Ethical Pitfalls  
(5 Clinical & Ethics CE credits) 
April 1, 2017 from 10:00am-4:00pm in North Brunswick 
 
School Avoidance in Adolescents: Causes, Management, and Treatment 
(5 Clinical CE credits) 
April 3, 2017 from 9:30am-3:30pm in North Brunswick
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.
Private Practice Shared 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 Janine Hendryx at jhendryx@naswnj.org with the name of the group you would like to join.

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:

March 13 -  North/Central PPSIG Meeting March 16 - Essex PPSIG Meeting
March 17 - South PPSIG Meeting
March 31 - Middlesex PPSIG Meeting


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!
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