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October 20, 2017
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Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
Wednesday, 11/15, 12pm-2pm
 Tuesday, 11/21, 6pm-8pm
Did You Know_
The Clinical Supervision Registry is a Member benefit and intended as one way in which LSWs can find a qualified supervisor.
NASW To Host Free Training on 2017 Revisions to the Code of Ethics on October 25 - REGISTER TODAY

The Official NASW Training (via webinar) on the 2017 Revisions to the Code of Ethics is Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  
Registration is Free for ALL social workers-- Register Now!
*CEUs available for a cost 
The 2017 revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics reflect the most substantive changes to the Code since 1996. NASW will host this official training on the 2017 approved revisions, October 25, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET. Nationally acclaimed social work ethics experts, and Code of Ethics Revision Task Force members, Dr. Allan, Barsky, Dr. Frederic Reamer, and Dawn Hobdy will provide an extensive overview of the revisions, the rationale for them, and the implications for social work practice and administration during a live online broadcast. You don't want to miss this interactive discussion. 
After participating in the webinar, you will be given further instructions on how to apply for 2.0 hours of social work ethics continuing education credit upon  completion of this free program. There will be a cost associated for CEUs: $25/members and $40/for non-members. 
Copies of the new Code of Ethics can be purchased here.

View FAQs for a listing of the revised sections of the Code here.  
Nominations for NASW National Awards Due October 25
Recognize and honor exceptional leaders within the profession and our communities who fully embody social work values and ethics.

Awards categories include Social Worker of the Year or Lifetime Achievement, Public Citizen of the Year (for going above and beyond in the community), Public Elected Official of the Year (for leadership in public policy issues important to the profession), Knee/Wittman Lifetime Achievement (for exemplary contributions in health and mental health practice), Knee/Wittman Outstanding Achievement (for significantly affecting national mental health public policy, professional standards, or program models), and the International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award (for advancing the public image of social work).

For more information, contact Sharon Burk at or 202.408.8600, ext. 484.
Not an NASW Member Yet?

What are you waiting for?! Click here to read the Top 10 Reasons to Join NASW-NJ. Then join us here!


I NTEGRATED CARE CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - Springfield Psychological seeks a PT or FT LCSW for behavioral health integration services in Primary Care Physician offices in New Jersey. The integrated clinician functions as part of the primary care treatment team providing behavioral health consultation, triage, assessment, and both brief and extended interventions to patients in primary care settings. We seek dynamic, energetic, personable, and adaptable. Work days and sometimes early evenings
We offer an excellent compensation package $65,000, plus additional financial incentives (all prorated for PT work). Healthcare benefits; 401k plan with automatic 3% employer contribution; Continuing education; Year-end bonuses; Flexible spending accounts. Visit Send a cover letter and resume to Denise Bellwoar, Human Resources at or fax 610-604-9510.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, Diocese of Trenton is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions. Please apply online using links below or email resume to  including title in subject.
-CLINICIAN II (LCSW) - Outpatient Services, Westampton, NJ,
-PROGRAM DIRECTOR - Residential Services (Licensed), Riverbank, NJ,
--BILINGUAL CLINICIAN II (Licensed) Fee for Service, Trenton, NJ,
-SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR (Detox Program), Trenton, NJ,
Catholic Charities is an AA/EOE. For complete job listing, visit our website:


ENGLEWOOD - Spacious, well located office in professional building. Amenities include intercom, waiting room, plenty of on-site parking. Please call Ruth Levy, 201-960-9090.

(Non-NASW Sponsored**)

Dominican College's Social Work Program Lifelong Learning Initiative is happy to announce to Social Workers, Psychologists, Mental Health Workers, Addiction Specialists, Students & General Public:
November 17, 2017
Dominican College-Orangeburg, New York Hennessey Center-Holt Room 9:00 am-4:00 pm
6 CEs* (Lunch Included) Special price $99
*Discount student rates, adjunct/field instructor rates, groups of 3
Adelphi U- NY/NJ Credentialed. For information and registration, call Araceli Palacios: 516-877-4343; email; or visit

** 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

To view more classifieds on our Web site click here.
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Mary Jean Weston, MSW, LCSW
Interim Executive Director          

Upcoming CE Courses
How to be a Sex Positive Therapist: This is Not Your Gym Teacher's Presentation
(3 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Melissa Donahue, LCSW, CST
Tuesday, October 24 from 10:00am - 1:00pm in Wayne
Info & Registration

NASW-NJ Leadership Development Program:
Leading Through a New Lens
(20 General CEUs, including 4 Ethics & 4 Soc/Cultural)
October 27, 28, and 29 in North Brunswick
Info & Registration

Using Motivational Interviewing to Move Clients through the Stages of Change - LIVE WEBINAR 
(2 Clinical CEUs) 
November 29 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm via webinar 

Health and Healthcare for LGBT+ Populations - LIVE WEBINAR 
(2 General, Social/Cultural CEUs) 
December 11 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm via webinar
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.
Human/Animal Bond Research Study 

You are invited to participate in a research study examining clinical social workers' perceptions of training needed to include animals in practice, and
the factors clinical social workers use in determining whether to include animals. The researchers are seeking input from social work practitioners who provide direct services to clients.

Link to online survey:

NOTE: Appalachian State University and NASW have granted IRB approval for this study. This study is not endorsed by NASW.

NASW does not officially endorse any research conducted by other organizations. However, NASW has reviewed this research and approved it for distribution to NASW members. In addition, NASW- North Carolina Chapter is involved in this research and encourages members to complete this survey.
Test Prep Courses - App Now Included!
LSWGuide *NEW!* This course includes your own copy of the Revised ASWB Masters Exam Guide (written by Dawn Apgar, printed by Springer Publishing) AND a personal code to download the app version of the book and its supplemental materials.
LCSW Test Prep
December 8 - Register

LSW Test Prep
November 28 - Register
December 16 - Register
Prepare Beneficiaries for the New Medicare Cards

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to prevent fraud and identity theft and to protect private health care and financial information of Medicare beneficiaries. New Medicare cards will be mailed between April 2018 and April 2019. Each card will include a Medicare number unique to the beneficiary, the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI).

Click here for more information from NASW and to learn how to communicate with beneficiaries about the upcoming change.
Private Practice Shared Interest Group (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 with the name of the group you would like to join.

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:
October 25 - Hudson PPSIG (meets in Jersey City)
November 9 - Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Eatontown)  
November 13 - North/Central (meets in Bridgewater)
November 14 - Bergen (meets in Teaneck) 

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.

Save the Dates!
NASW-NJ Annual Conference

Sunday - Monday
April 29 - May 1, 2018

Mark your calendar now to be at the beautiful Borgata Hotel from
April 29 - May 1, 2018 with over 1,000 other social workers!

In addition to our 60+ workshops, we will be also be offering a special session with Dr. Allan Barsky, the Chair of the Task Force that wrote the latest revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics. Registration will open in December, make sure to register early to get in to the workshops that you want!

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.

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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