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November 2017  |  eNewsletter
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IN THIS ISSUE:
  1. New School Year, New Opportunities for Students
  2. Free Online Training on Changes to Code of Ethics
  3. NASW Statement on Culture of Sexual Harassment and Violence
  4. NASW-PA Social Work Blog, Two New Articles!
  5. Managing Holiday Stress, Free 1CE Webinar
  6. Integrated Behavioral Health Services in a Primary Care Setting

New School Year, New Opportunities for Students!

NASW-PA's current Student Representatives are doing big things for student members! Student members will now receive a monthly eNewsletter, specifically curated for student readers. There is also a new Facebook group for Pennsylvania social work students! We encourage social work students across the Commonwealth to join a  www.facebook.com/groups/pasws

Meet NASW-PA's current Student Representatives, Julie Platt and Tiffany Peruso, in this brief introduction video.
Training on Changes to Code of Ethics - Available for Free

October's training on the revisions to the NASW  Code of Ethics  is now available on demand. You can view the recording of the training free of charge. You also can take the CE option of the training for a nominal charge. Now through November 30, 2017, NASW is offering a special discounted rate on the CE option: $10 for NASW members and $25 for non-members.  After November 30, the rate will increase to $25 for NASW members and $40 for non-members. Click here to access (you must add the training to your cart and check out, but there is no charge). 
NASW Statement on Culture of Sexual Harassment and Violence

In the wake of the recent influx of sexual abuse victims stepping forward, NASW released a statement calling for policies and legislation that will help to prevent and end our culture of sexual harassment and violence. Read the full statement here.
NASW-PA Social Work Blog, Two New Articles!

We are excited to announce the launch of our new blog, specifically curated for Pennsylvania Social Workers! In coming months, we will be unveiling new articles, write-ups, and more. There are currently two new articles, written by social workers like you. Join us online at www.socialworkpa.wordpress.com
Managing Holiday Stress, Free 1CE Webinar!

Join us Wednesday, November 29th at 12:00pm for a FREE one hour, one CE webinar on managing holiday stress, presented by Troy Brindle, LCSW, Co-Owner/Director at Springfield Psychological. Learn more about our upcoming webinars and register here: http://www.nasw-pa.org/page/webinars - Member login required.

Other Upcoming Webinars:
  • January 24, 2018 @ 2pm - Taking Your Practice Online: Getting Started Off Right, Abby Ghattas, Wecounsel
  • February 28, 2018 @ 12pm - Suicide Prevention, Justin Behrens, Northeast Division Chair, NASW-PA
  • March 28, 2018 @ 12pm - Ethics and Advocacy, Johanna Byrd, Executive Director, NASW-PA
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Integrated Behavioral Health Services in a Primary Care Setting

NASW's Summer 2017 Practice Perspectives sheds some light on integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings. NASW-PA strongly believes that integrated care is an important step forward for behavioral health services. Click here to read the article, entitled Integrated Behavioral Health Services in a Primary Care Setting:  A Role for Private Practitioners.
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