Upcoming Events
To see all events, visit our Calendar.  

Saturday, 8/15, 9am-4:30pm
LSW Test Prep Course- Masters  

Tuesday, 8/18, 7pm-9pm
Mercer/Burlington Unit Event  

Thursday, 8/20, 6pm-8pm
Somerset/Hunterdon Meet & Greet

Friday-Sunday, 8/21-8/23
COURSE FULL- (20 CEUs) Clinical Supervision

Friday, 8/28, 9am-4:30pm
LCSW Test Prep Course- Clinical

Thursday, 9/10, 7pm-9pm
Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG Meeting

Thursday, 9/10, 7pm-8:30pm
Children & Adolescents Special Interest Group (SIG)

Presenters Wanted for
2016 NASW-NJ Annual Conference


Join us as a paid presenter for the 2016 NASW-NJ Annual Conference in May in Atlantic City!

Submit your workshop proposal by August 26, 2015 to be reviewed by the NASW-NJ Continuing Education Committee.  

Step 1: Read through Call for Proposals Guidelines here.
Step 2: Create your proposal.
Step 3: Submit your workshop proposal here by August 26th.

Questions? Call Kendra Hayes at 732-296-8070 x16. 

Also Licensed in NY? Good News! 

NASW-NJ has just received approval from the NY State Board for Social Work for our courses which will soon count for those with NY social work licenses.


NOTE: Due to a 90-day submission requirement for each course, we will be able to offer courses that count for both NJ and NY licenses starting later in Fall 2015. We will clearly mark each course that we offer as also approved for NY when applicable.


30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902


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

David Barry, JD, MSW, LSW

Walter X. Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director   



What You Need to Know: Diagnosing and Coding with ICD-10 and DSM-5 
Multiple Dates/Locations
(5 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Amanda Stylianou, LCSW

This advanced workshop will provide a cutting edge presentation for clinicians seeking to enhance their understanding and skill related to the assessment of mental health disorders in the ICD10/DSM-5. This presentation will familiarize participants with the new diagnoses and criteria for major mental health disorders utilizing both lecture and case practice examples. The primary emphasis of the training is on understanding how these changes might impact client care and knowing what modification might be necessary to implement these revisions into practice. 


NASW Member- $100.00
Non-Member- $140.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $80.00
NASW Student Member- $80.00

9/20/15 from 10am - 4pm in New Brunswick  (Register)

11/1/15 from 9:30am - 3:30pm in Tenafly  (Register)

1/23/16 from 10:30am - 4:30pm in Cherry Hill  (Register) 
The Complexity and Necessity of Collaboration When Treating Children and Adolescents
October 4, 2015 from 1:30-4:30pm 
(3 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Leslie Moorman, LCSW  
Assessment and treatment of child and adolescent mental health symptoms is unique and complex. Social, emotional, physical and cognitive development factors complicate assessing symptomology and determining course of treatment. Collaboration with the family and other professional disciplines is imperative to ensure that there is an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.

NASW Member- $50.00
Non-Member- $65.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $25.00
NASW Student Member- $25.00

2015 Health Care Conference

The Pyschosocial Dynamics of Medical Illness: Key Issues for Patients and Caregivers
October 24, 2015 from 8:00am-4:30pm
(6 Clinical, including 1.5 Ethics CEUs)

COST (includes breakfast and lunch):
Member of NJAHCSW or NASW- $90.00
Non-Member- $130.00
Student with Lunch- $60.00
Student without Lunch- $30.00

Full schedule and exhibitor opportunities available on the conference homepage. 

Realizing a Mindful Life:
Cultivating Mindfulness in Your Personal and Clinical Practices
December 4, 2015 from 10:30am-4:30pm
(5 Clinical CEUs)

Presenter: Danna Markson, LCSW

The act of mindfulness, "focused attention on the present moment, intentionally and non-judgmentally," has been proven to be effective in enhancing physical, mental and spiritual health. This workshop explores a variety of mindfulness techniques to include in your own personal self-care routine, as well as in your clinical practice with clients.

NASW Member- $80.00 
NASW Student Member- $40.00 
NASW Gold Card Member- $40.00 
Non-Member- $110.00

Learn More about the DSM-5
From Home
Understanding and Working with the DSM-5: Diagnostic Changes and Clinical Implications 
(4 Clinical CEUs)   

The ability to assess and diagnose is a core competency for mental health providers. The changes in the new DSM manual require practitioners to modify their current understanding of diagnostic symptoms and categories. This online workshop will describe the development of the DSM-5, the changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to the existing diagnoses.

Watch it and earn CEUs online HERE.
Presenters and Agencies:
Apply for CE Credits!
Make your courses more attractive to NJ social workers by adding continuing education credits!  presenter 

Apply now to the CE Approval Collaborative!  
Recognized by the New Jersey State Board of S ocial Work Examiners (BSWE) as an approving entity for soci a l work continuing education credits in the state.


Comprehensive review process for the approval of quality social work continuing education courses.

Application and materials can be found HERE.

Still have questions?  
Contact us at: (732) 296-8070 ext. 54
ceapproval@naswnj.org .

Get Exposure!  

We have a NEW advertising feature, where your ad can be displayed on the NASW-NJ website for 30 days.
It will appear as a clickable link right to your website.
Just send us your Logo and website URL!

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

LCSW- Seeking an LCSW for an independent contractor position, 8-20 hours/week in a wonderful practice setting. Check out our website at www.vcsnj.info. Clinical supervision provided. Training or interest in DBT a plus. Outpatient position treating adolescents, adults, families,and couples. Candidate must be available some evenings. Please send resume and cover letter to director@vcsnj.info.

- Beautiful office in a modern building. Private office with waiting room, 328 square feet. Call Lynn (201) 805-0714 or Jeanmarie (973) 315-0217.

Monmouth University:  Registration is open for a wonderful conference at Monmouth University 10/2/15. 6 CEU's. A Bitter Pill to Swallow: Creating New Pathways and Alternatives to Medication in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. If you work with children, adolescents, and/or families, this conference is a must. Go to www.familyserviceleague.org/home/what-s-happening for registration and more information. Early bird registration ends 9/1/15.

** 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

View even more ad postings on our website here.

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and reach an expanding list of NJ social workers, offices, and agencies.

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or send your questions to jhendryx@naswnj.org.

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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