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June 29, 2017

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
To see Private Practice Shared Interest Group meetings, click here.
TONIGHT, 6/29, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Hudson Unit Meet & Greet Networking Event

Friday, 7/7, 9:00am-4:30pm
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Did You Know_ At least seven social workers are currently running for elected office in NJ.

As we celebrate our country's independence and freedom, viewing the dazzling colors of fireworks paint the sky, let us remember how this this great land is built upon diversity. Thanks for playing your part in ensuring this as we continue to move forward together as a country. 

The Staff and Board of NASW-NJ send best wishes for a h appy and safe Fourth of July! 
Survey: Help Document the Impact of ICE
In the wake of reports of increased Immigration and Customs
Enforcement (ICE) presence in state and  municipal courts  across the state , Make the Road NJ is asking NJ social  workers to respond to the following
survey . This survey  documents the impact ICE's presence is
having on the  justice system and on  immigrant communities' access to  justice. Your responses will be extremely helpful to advocacy that is currently developing arou nd the issue.
Please click  here to access the survey.
*Responses will be kept anonymous. Make the Road asks  for your name and email strictly for internal record-keeping purposes. 
Upcoming CE Course Courses
Social Work in a Digital Age: Strategies for Effective and Ethical Practice 
( 5 General, Ethics CEUs )  
Presenter: David Barry, JD, LSW 
Saturday, July 15 from 9:30am - 3:30pm in North Brunswick
Info & Registration

Maintaining Boundaries in 21st Century Social Work Practice
(5 Clinical, Ethics CEUs)
Presenter: Leslie Tsukroff, LCSW
Monday, July 31 from 10:30am - 4:30pm in Millburn
Info & Registration

Yoga and Mindfulness: Empowering Individuals Diagnosed with PTSD  
(4 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Jennifer Giovinazzi, LCSW, RYT
Friday, August 4 from 12pm - 4pm in Cherry Hill
Info & Registration

Using Play Therapy with Parents to Support Children's Emotional Development 
(5 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Christian Bellissimo, LCSW, RPT
Monday, August 14 from 9:30am - 3:30pm in North Brunswick
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.


BRIDGEWATER - The PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits has announced new rental opportunities for nonprofit agencies at 120 Finderne Avenue in Bridgewater, NJ. Contact Marie Hughes at 908-725-2299, or

To view more ad postings on our Web site click here.

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.
Get Exposure!  

Showcase your organization
to over 10,000 visitors each month.
Your LOGO 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
Web site URL!

For more information contact
Janine Hendryx at

PHOTO GALLERYClick to see photos from recent NASW-NJ events. 

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, CAE
Executive Director           

Seeking Presenters for 2018 Conference

We are in the process of planning our 2018 NASW-NJ Annual Conference & Exhibition, to be held in April 29 - May 1, 2018 at the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City.

Interested in Presenting a Workshop?
Click HERE for information on submitting your workshop proposal.

Interested in Exhibiting Your Agency/Services to 1,000+ Social Workers?
Click HERE to provide us with your contact information.
CE Course from NJAHCSW

Memory Care Innovation - Social Work Takes the Lead 
(3 Non-Clinical CE credits for NJ licensees.
NOTE: These CEUs are not valid in NY state.) 
July 19, 2017 from 10:00am - 1:00pm in North Brunswick 
Info & Registration
NASW-NJ Supports Better Choices Coalition 

NASW-NJ is a proud part of the Better Choices Coalition, which held a press conference on Monday at the steps of the NJ State House Annex. A variety of professionals and consumers spoke about the real impacts of past and proposed budget cuts. Social workers have felt the impact of cuts and the industry continues to be threatened by under-funding.

Mark Your Calendar for the 2017 NASW Virtual Career Fair
September 14, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The 2017 NASW Virtual Career Fair is an excellent resource for social work professionals, like yourself, to connect with the nation's top employers via Skype and Instant Messaging. Register today to create your Job Seeker Profile on NASW JobLink, and don't forget to flag your resume as a Virtual Career Fair candidate!

*Special Promotion: Save 20% on all Career Development Packages and Job Posting Packages!* Promotion expires Friday, June 30, 2017.


Maria Greco 
"I have been volunteering at NASW-NJ since January 2017. As a social work student, I was happy to learn more about NASW.  Everyone at NASW-NJ is friendly and patient in showing me how to do my volunteer work. I look forward to coming back!"

Thanks Maria- we're so happy to have you here too!

TONIGHT, 6:00PM-8:00PM
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LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
(includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $85 value!)

LSW Test Prep
July 7 - Register  
August 25 - Register

LCSW Test Prep
August 11 - Register
NASW-NJ Now Renting
Meeting Space!
Rent me_
Training Room: Weekday starting  at $100 /  Weekend $300
Conference Room: Weekday starting at $70 / Weekend $250 

Please click here for more details.

Sign up for the NASW Virtual Grad Fair if you're thinking of pursuing a social work degree. With 24 schools of social work from across the country attending you can find the perfect place to start your future.This event is FREE for students! What are you waiting for? Register now!

July 13, 2017
12pm-4pm EST

Info & Registration
PPSIG Private Practice Shared Interest Groups (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 Janine Hendryx at with the name of the group you would like to join.

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:

Monday, 7/10, 9:30am-11am
Mercer/Burlingon PPSIG Meeting 

Monday, 7/10, 12:00pm-2:00pm

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.

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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