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April 27, 2018

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
Sunday-Tuesday, 4/29-5/1
Monday, 5/7, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Tuesday, 5/8, 11am-1pm

Thursday, 5/10, 6pm-8pm
Friday, 5/11, 9:30am-11am *NEW DATE*
Saturday, 5/12, 10:30am-4:30pm

Friday-Sunday, 5/18-5/20, 9am-4:30pm
(20 CEUs) Clinical Supervision
There is no cost for NASW members to participate in EAPrefer - this benefit is free! In fact, compensation from just three sessions through this EAP program can actually pay for your annual NASW membership dues.

For more information click HERE!
On-Site Registration Info for
NASW-NJ Annual Conference & Exhibition

April 29 - May 1, 2018
Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ

NOTE: Pre-registration has ended, but registration at the door will be available.
Cash or credit card payment only.

NOTE: On-site registration is based on available courses.

Registration desk opens:
- Sunday, April 29 at 9am
- Monday, April 30 at 6:45am
- Tuesday, May 1 at 6:45am

For information on what courses are still available and how/when to register on-site at the Conference, click HERE.

Dr. Reamer
Ethics Institute with
Dr. Frederic Reamer
in Montclair

Cutting-edge Ethical Issues for Social Workers: Practical Implications of Evolving Standards

(5 Clinical, Ethics CEUs)
June 19 from 9:30am - 3:30pm

Recently the social work profession adopted updated ethics standards, regulatory guidelines, and practice standards, especially related to practitioners' use of technology. Dr. Reamer will explain these and explore high-risk ethical issues and practical strategies designed to protect clients and practitioners.

Key topics will include novel forms of service delivery and ways to communicate with clients, management and storage of electronic information, boundary issues, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, clients' rights, documentation, and termination of services. 

Cost: $125 for NASW members, $160 for non-members
(includes 5 CEUs, coffee/tea and lunch)

NJ Telemedicine/Telehealth Tip Sheet Now Available

NASW-NJ has released a telemedicine tip sheet to help clinicians understand the recently enacted NJ Telemedicine Law. Clinicians who wish to use distance-technology to provide services to clients should reference this tip sheet to ensure your practices are in compliance with state requirements.

Looking for a  Certified Clinical  Supervisor?

Monmouth County:  Worked with clients ranging from age 3-18 offering play therapy, hypnotherapy, CBT, mindfulness training and parenting support. As a therapist I try to tap into each child's true self to help them reach their full potential. I look forward to helping new social workers in the same way. 

Email Karen- to start your supervision.
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North Brunswick, NJ 08902

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

Tawanda Hubbard, DSW, LCSW
Jennifer Thompson, MSW
Executive Director          

Do You Have Questions About Social Work CEUs and Licensing?

- When do I renew my license or certification?
- How many CE credits do I need to renew?
- Is there a limit to the # of CE credits I can do online?
- Where can I take CE courses? What courses are accepted by the Licensing Board?

Click here to read everything you need to know!
Earn More Ethics CEUs with Us!

What's New in Social Work: Ethical and Legal Updates
(5 Clinical, Ethics CEUs)
May 12, 10:30am - 4:30pm in Cherry Hill
Presenter: Leslie Tsukroff, LCSW

2017 was a momentous year for New Jersey Social Workers. NASW published long-awaited revisions to The NASW Code of Ethics and The Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice and New Jersey passed its first Telemedicine and Telehealth Law. This workshop will review how these critical changes impact Social Workers' use of Technology in their day to day work.

Perfect Gift Idea for Graduation

With graduation approaching, here's a perfect gift idea- NASW Membership!  

Graduating students - ask for your NASW membership as the most useful gift for a new professional!

Click here for more information.
Twitter Chat on Social Work Self-Care

NASW recently hosted a Twitter chat on social work self-care with NASW expert Sandra A. Lopez, LCSW. Sandra was a Keynote speaker at the 2013 NASW-NJ Annual Conference.

The chat was well-received, getting more than 27,000 impression (unique tweet reads). Here is a transcript of the conversation
NASW Practice Standards and Guidelines

NASW Practice Standards & Guidelines provide benchmarks that describe the services that social workers should provide; that employers should support and that consumers should expect.

Standards/guidelines reflect current and emerging best practice trends and are a critical component of the professional social worker's tool kit.
NASW Standards and Guidelines can be accessed hereHard copies can be purchased through  NASW Press.

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Volunteer as a NASW-NJ Unit Leader and Receive Great Benefits!

The following Units (NASW-NJ regional branches) that need help:
Sussex/Warren Unit

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 Ashley Rifkin at or 732-296-8070, ext. 119.
NASW-NJ Online CE Courses

Looking to take some of your courses from home? NASW-NJ is making it affordable!

Our current offering of pre-recorded webinars can be found here.

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:

May 8 - Bergen (meets in Teaneck)
May 10 - Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Eatontown) 
May 11 - Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)
May 14 -  North/Central (meets in Bridgewater)

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers
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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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