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October 12, 2017

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
Saturday, 10/14, 9am-4:30pm
Sunday, 10/15, 3pm-5pm
Monday, 10/16, 12pm-2pm

Monday, 10/16, 8am-4pm 
Monday, 10/16, 6pm-7:30pm
Wednesday, 10/18, 12pm-1pm  
Wednesday, 10/18, 7:30pm-9pm
Fridays, 10/20 to 11/3, 9am-2:30pm 
Friday, 10/20, 12pm-1:30pm
Sunday, 10/22, 8:30am-11am
Monday, 10/23, 6pm-8pm
Tuesday, 10/24, 10am-1pm
Wednesday, 10/25, 9:30am-11am
Friday-Sunday,  10/27-10/29 
Did You Know_
NASW has a Social Work Career Center with exclusive benefits for members!
New Social Work Regulations Proposed
Comments due by October 20th
The New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE) has proposed changes to the NJ Social Work Regulations. You are invited to review these proposed changes and send comments to the Board. 
Click here to read proposed changes to the Regulations.

You may submit written comments by October 20 to:
J. Michael Walker, Executive Director
State Board of Social Work Examiners
PO Box 45033
Newark, New Jersey 07101

You can also send them electronically to
  • Email Subject Line: Board of Social Work Examiners N.J.A.C. 13:44G
  • Email Body: Include your comments to the Rule Proposal, your name, affiliation and contact information (email address and telephone number)
No changes will occur until the new Regulations are adopted by the BSWE. Watch here for updates.
Revisions to the 2017 Code of Ethics
NASW Training on October 25th
The Official NASW Training 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!
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. 
Registered participants can 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 will be available by November 1, 2017. You can pre-order a copy by calling NASW Press at 800.227.3590
View FAQs for a listing of the revised sections of the Code here.  


DIRECTOR - Outpatient 21 hours per week (one evening). LCSW with certification to clinically supervise. Oversee operations - planning, growth, staff, program development. Provide ongoing counseling to clients, couples, and families. Provide clinical supervision for LSWs. Email cover letter/resume to

LCSW/LPC - Bergen's Promise is seeking an experienced, fully licensed clinician for a unique role. The Child Behavioral Health Advisor position is designed to strengthen the Children's System of Care and to provide DCP&P staff with expertise and guidance on issues of behavioral health. Forward resume including salary history to or fax to 201-712-0347. Please reference job code: CC.


MANALAPAN (Monmouth County) -
Part-time office space available immediately with shared waiting room in a warm and friendly environment. Beautifully furnished. Ample parking. Convenient Route 9 location.

To view more classifieds on our Web site click here.
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Tawanda Hubbard, DSW, LCSW

Mary Jean Weston, MSW, LCSW
Interim Executive Director          

An Hour with Private Practice: Questions & Answers

Preparing for Medicare's Newest Quality Program for Reporting Measures: MACRA

FREE Q&A Session for NASW Members (no CEUs)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Teleconference (12-1pm)

This session is offered by our NASW National Office.
For more information on how to join the call, click here.
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

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.
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.
Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 10am to 4pm (Lunch included) Location: Doubletree Hotel, 2117 Route 4 Eastbound, Fort Lee, NJ
This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB-NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #98 Course#1545 from 09/20/2017 to 09/20/2019. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 5.25
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
October 14 - Register
November 28 - Register
December 16 - Register
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 12 - Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG (meets in Eatontown)
October 16 - North/Central PPSIG (meets in Bridgewater)
October 20 - Middlesex PPSIG (meets in North Brunswick)  
October 25 - Hudson PPSIG (meets in Jersey City) 

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.


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