October 6 , 2016    

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.

Friday, 10/7, 9am-2:30pm
(20 CEUs) Clinical Supervision Course Begins

Tuesday, 10/11, 11am-1pm
Bergen PPSIG (Private Practice Special Interest Group) Networking Meeting

Thursday, 10/13, 7pm-9pm
Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG (Private Practice Special Interest Group) Meeting

Saturday, 10/15, 9am-4:30pm
LSW Test Prep Course- Masters

Monday, 10/17, 9:30am-11am
Mercer/Burlington PPSIG (Private Practice Special Interest Group) Meeting
Monday, 10/17, 12pm-2pm
North/Central PPSIG (Private Practice Special Interest Group) Meeting

Monday, 10/17, 8am-4:30pm
(6 CEUs) 2016 Fall Health Care Conference

Monday, 10/17, 7:30-9:30pm
Social Workers & The Law Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting

Wednesday, 10/19, 6pm-7:30pm
Bergen/Passaic Unit Event

Wednesday, 10/19, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Somerset/Hunterdon Unit Event

Thursday, 10/20, 10am-11:30am
Essex PPSIG (Private Practice Special Interest Group) Meeting

Thursday, 10/20, 6pm-8pm
Union Union Event

Thursday, 10/20, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Middlesex Unit Event

Tuesday, 10/25, 7pm-9pm
(2 CEUs) Family Engagement: Turning a Social Work Value into Practice

Thursday, 10/27, 5:30pm-10pm
Annual Social Work Gala

Monday, 10/31, 6pm-8pm
Morris Unit Event 
Join Us for an
Extraordinary Evening!

The Annual 
Social Work Gala
"Honoring the Best of Our Community"


Terri Klemm, MSW, LCSW - Social Worker of the Year Centenary University

Amy Mansue, MSW - Visionary Leadership Award RWJBarnabas Health

Richard Blake, PhD, LCSW - Lifetime Achievement Award Seton Hall University

Teresa Kelly, MSW, LCSW - Elected Public Official of the Year Award

Buena Vista Township  

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ

Come celebrate:
* Our profession
* Our membership
* Installation of our 2016-17 Board of Directors  

Enjoy live music, dancing, and incredible company on a night to remember! We look forward to seeing you there.
Social Work Career Center   


LCSW/LPC - Hillsborough NJ -Somerset County. Seeking Licensed Therapists to join busy, established practice. Child, Family and Marriage therapy experience a plus. Late afternoon/ Evenings and weekends. Send Resume laurademarzo@comcast.net  or fax 908-642-0258.

LCSW - Small social service agency looking for FT LCSW to lead, evaluate, and re-design program. Must have Clinical Supervision certificate or eligibility. 7-10 years' experience required, with specialty in treating trauma in a youth setting (residential preferred). Please apply to programjobopenings@gmail.com  with resume and salary requirements.


WE NEED YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW!  Impact a Young Person's Life by volunteering with ServiceWorks.  Our program addresses the crisis of low college and career attainment for underserved youth in Newark, age 16-24.  We use volunteerism as a strategy to teach leadership and project management skills in preparation for college and careers.  For more information or to find out how you can get involved, go to: JerseyCares-ServiceWorks or contact Brenda Teed, LSW at brenda@jerseycares.org or 732-672-0307.


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North Brunswick, NJ 08902


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

David Barry, JD, MSW, LSW

Walter X. Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director           

2017 NASW-NJ Chapter Elections
Would you like to serve in a Leadership Position with NASW-NJ?
If so, we want to hear from you!
We are currently seeking potential candidates to fill the following positions on the Chapter Board of Directors:
- First Vice President
- Northwest Regional Representative
- Northeast Regional Representative
- Undergraduate Student Representative (BSW only)
- Graduate Student Representative (MSW only)
Also, the Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification (CCNLI) will have four (4) positions open in the next Election.
The Election will take place in May of 2017. Terms of service begin on July 1, 2017. Candidates will be notified of Election results by the first week of June.
Interested members should submit a nomination form.
For more information, see Run For Office or contact Mary Jean Weston (mjweston@naswnj.org or 732.296.8070 x12).
Health Care Conference 
(6 Clinical, including 3 Social/Cultural CEUs)

The Brain and Behavior: 
Information for Social Workers
(Given by the NJ Association of Health Care Social Workers)
October 17, 2016
8:00am - 4:30pm
Pines Manor
Edison, NJ 
Note : CEUs valid for NJ licensed social workers, not for NY. 
Full schedule, cost and exhibitor opportunities available on the conference homepage here.
LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses

SWtestprep (includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $85 value!)

LSW- Masters Test Prep Courses
October 15 - Register
November 18 - Register

LCSW- Clinical Test Prep Courses
December 1 - Register
Volunteer as a Unit Leader and Receive Great Benefits!


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 cmina@naswnj.org. or 732-296-8070, ext. 15.

Stafford Police to Implement Innovative New Program with Ocean Mental Health

On Thursday, September 15, at the Ocean Acres Community Center, Chief Thomas Dellane announced the new pilot program the Stafford Township Police Department will begin implementing. The innovative new program "On Point" will put a licensed clinical social worker at the police department to work alongside the officers and assist them in dealing with certain crisis situations in our community. To read more, click here.
NASW Schools of Social Work Virtual Grad Fair

November 9, 2016

Register for the first NASW Schools of Social Work Virtual Grad Fair.


- Schools of Social Work: Register here.  

- Students: Register here

The Campaign to Achieve Social Work Practice Mobility and License Portability

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is working on a social work practice mobility and license portability initiative. NASW and other social work organizations are supporting the campaign. Learn how you can get involved here.
NASW-MI and EcoCuba Network Announce a Cross Country Social Welfare Trip in Cuba: April 23-May 5

NASW-Michigan will be collaborating with ECO CUBA Network in sponsoring a social welfare-focused trip to Cuba where members can earn 45 CEUs while learning about the health and human services system in Cuba. All of the information about the program, logistics, application process, continuing education and contact information for EcoCuba Network can be found here.
Private Practice Special 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 Christina Mina at cmina@naswnj.org with the name of the group you would like to join.

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:
October 11 - Bergen (meets in Teaneck)
October 13 - Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Tinton Falls)
October 17 - Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)
October 17 - North/Central (meets in Bridgewater)
October 20 - Essex (meets in West Orange)

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.  
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