August 27, 2015 
Upcoming Events
To see all events, visit our Calendar.  

Thursday, 9/10, 7pm-8:30pm
(1.5 CEUs) Social Work Licensure: How to Keep Yourself Out of Trouble

Monday, 9/14, 9:30am-11am
Mercer/Burlington PPSIG Meeting

Monday, 9/14, 6pm-7:30pm
Essex Unit Event

Tuesday, 9/15, 7pm-9pm
Mercer/Burlington Unit Event

Wednesday, 9/16, 6pm-8pm
Social Workers & The Law Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting

Monday, 9/21, 12pm-2pm
North/Central PPSIG Meeting

Monday, 9/21, 6pm-8pm
Legislative & Social Action Comm Mtg

Thursday, 9/24, 6pm-8pm
Camden/Gloucester/Salem Unit Event

Celebrate with us at our
45th Anniversary Gala! 
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Galloping Hill Golf Course

Hors D'Oeuvre Reception, Dinner,  Silent Auction, Dancing!

Plan to join us for this great evening with friends, colleagues, Chapter Board members and staff.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available!

Click here
for more details on becoming a sponsor.

Click here to Register for this great event.


Group picture at Volunteer Appreciation BBQ 2015
On Friday August 21st, NASW-NJ hosted its second Volunteer Appreciation Picnic. The event was a great success.

This is one of the ways the Chapter can show our appreciation for the hard work you do as volunteers for your professional association.
Thank you!


ORADELL (Bergen County) - Located in a lovely, downtown area. Single rooms or office suites available.  Ideal for an individual practitioner or a group. Available for immediate occupancy. For more information call 551-486-6617. 

View even more ad postings on our Web site here.

Get Exposure!  

We have a NEW advertising feature, where your ad can be displayed on the NASW-NJ Web site for 30 days.

It will appear as a clickable link
right to your Web site.
Just send us your Logo and
Web site URL!

For more information contact
Janine Hendryx at


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   




Volunteer as a Unit Leader and Receive Great Benefits!  
Middlesex Unit
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 Christina Mina at or 732-296-8070, ext.15.

Discounts for Members
NASW has exciting new benefits for members!

As a member of NASW, you're entitled to exclusive discounts not available to the general public. You can now save money on everyday products for your practice or personal use.
Save hundreds on office supplies, email marketing tools, travel and more!

At NASW, your membership means more.

Click here to take advantage of the members-only discounts!

An Hour with Private Practice:
Questions and Answers 
Transitioning to the ICD-10 CM on October 1, 2015

Free Q&A Session on Private Practice Teleconference - Wednesday, September 16, 2015
(12 - 1pm)

For more information, click here
Who Are Our Members?
Please update your Member Profile today! 

Demographic information is SO important! Without it our membership database is incomplete.

YOUR information will help the NJ Chapter set benchmarks for services, CE programs, member recruitment and retention. It also helps us more accurately represent and report on our membership.

Please click here to update your Member Profile information! 

1.    Enter your National NASW username and password
2.    Go to "Modify/Change Your Profile"
3.    Click on "Your Personal Data," then "Edit"
4.    Update your information, then click "Submit"

Contact Janine ( or 732.296.8070 x18).


Private Practice SIGs
Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:

September 10th- Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Tinton Falls)
September 14th- Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)
September 21st- North/Central (meets in Bridgewater)
September 25th- Hudson (meets in Jersey City)

If you are in Private Practice or are interested in Private Practice related issues and would like to be added to one of the 9 locally-based PPSIGs, send an email to Christina MIna at with the name of the group you would like to join.  For a list of PPSIGs, click here.

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! 

Read through Call for Proposals Guidelines
here and submit your  workshop proposal here by August 31st.

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

Upcoming CE Courses  
ADHERE: Engaging Clients to Achieve Adherence
September 1, 2015 (1.5 Social Work CEUs)
Social Work Licensure: How to Keep Yourself Out of Trouble

September 10, 2015 (1.5 Non-Clinical, Ethics CEUs) 
What You Need to Know: Diagnosing and Coding with ICD-10 and DSM-5
(5 Clinical CEUs) 

September 20, 2015 in New Brunswick - Register
November 1, 2015 in Tenafly - Register
January 23, 2016 in Cherry Hill - Register
The Pyschosocial Dynamics of Medical Illness:
Key Issues for Patients and Caregivers
(Presented by the NJ Association of Health Care Social Workers)
October 19, 2015 in Edison
(6 Clinical, including 1.5 Ethics CEUs)
Full schedule, cost and exhibitor opportunities available on the conference homepage. 

View more CE Courses on our Web site here.
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. 

LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
(includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $75 value!)

LSW Test Prep on September 26, 2015 - Register
LSW Test Prep on October 11, 2015 - Register
LCSW Test Prep on October 15, 2015 - Register

View more Test Prep Courses on our Web site here.

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NASW-NJ affects progressive social change and social justice for
individuals, families, and communities.
Please consider joining today!
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