April 21, 2016    

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
Thursday, 4/21, 6pm-8pm
Sussex/Warren Unit Meet & Greet Networking Night

Thursday, 4/21, 7pm-9pm
Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG Meeting

Friday, 4/22, 9:30am-3:30pm
(5 CEUs) Through a Trauma-informed Lens: Rethinking Addiction Treatment

Thursday, 4/28, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Middlesex Unit Event

Thursday, 4/28, 6pm-8pm
(2 CEUs) Groups in Practice: A Mini-Tutorial on Implementation, Maintenance and Termination in Group

Sunday-Tuesday, 5/1-5/3
2016 NASW-NJ & NJ SWERS Annual Conference

Monday, 5/9, 9:30-11am
Mercer/Burlington PPSIG Meeting

Monday, 5/9, 12pm-2pm
North/Central PPSIG Meeting

Monday, 5/9, 6pm-8pm
Morris Unit Event & Presentation

Monday, 5/10 11am-1pm
Bergen PPSIG Meeting

Thursday, 5/12, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Children & Adolescents SIG Film Screening & Discussion

Thursday, 5/12, 7pm-9pm
Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG Meeting

Saturday, 5/14, 9am-4:30pm
LSW Test Prep Course- Masters

Wednesday, 5/18, 10am-1pm
(3 CEUs) Poverty and Health (In)Equity: What Social Workers Need to Know About Social Determination

Thursday, 5/19, 9am-4:30pm
LCSW Test Prep Course- Clinical

Friday-Sunday, 5/20-5/22, 9am-5pm
(20 CEUs) Clinical Supervision

Friday, 5/20, 12pm-2pm
South NJ PPSIG Meeting
Sold out!

Annual Conference & Exhibition
Thanks to those who registered for the upcoming NASW-NJ & NJ SWERS Conference in May! We look forward to seeing you all next weekend.

We are officially SOLD OUT!

Due to the incredible response we have had to the Conference, we will NOT be offering on-site registration as there are no more seats available.
So although we would love to see you, please do not come to Atlantic City unless you have already registered.   

If you need additional CEUs, see below for NASW-NJ courses being offered soon.

And if you were not able to get into this year's Conference, be sure to register early next year. Hope to see you there!
Upcoming CE Courses   

Through a Trauma-informed Lens: Rethinking Addiction Treatment  
(5 Clinical CE credits) 
April 22, 2016 from 9:30pm - 3:30pm in North Brunswick 
Info & Registration

Groups in Practice: A Mini-Tutorial on Implementation, Maintenance and Termination in Group 
(2 Clinical CE credits)  
April 28, 2016 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm in Jersey City
Info & Registration

Poverty and Health (In)Equity: What Social Workers Need to Know About Social Determination  

Note: this counts for NJ social workers only, not NY
Social/Cultural CE credits)
May 18, 2016 from 10:00am - 1:00pm in North Brunswick
Info & Registration

Incorporating Cultural Competence into Ethical Decision Making  
Note: this counts for NJ social workers only, not NY 
(5 Ethics or Social/Cultural CE credits)
June 20, 2016 from 10:00am - 4:00pm in Edison
Info & Registration  
Looking for more courses?
View the full list of scheduled NASW-NJ CE Courses on our Web site here.
NASW Offers Lunchtime Series Webinars! 



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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          


Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) - April 21 in Trenton

Today, NASW-NJ has brought together professional social workers and social work students from across New Jersey for LEAD at the Statehouse in Trenton. They will hear from experts speaking on lobbying for legislative and policy change, advocating for the social work profession, and information about legislation important to social workers.



MSW Students: Steps to Obtain Your Social Work License!

As graduation approaches, many students want to know the quickest way to get their Social Work Licenses (LSW).

NASW-NJ has developed a detailed checklist of the steps you must take to get an LSW in New Jersey. The checklist has been reviewed and approved by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE/Licensing Board). We provide this checklist so that you will not need to contact the BSWE to complete your application.

 Click here to check out the checklist.  
Camden/Gloucester/Salem Unit Event
Members of the Unit gathered at Ancora Hospital on 4/20 to learn about working with people who have chronic mental illness in the age of Olmstead. The speaker, Rosemarie Patrizzo, presented on available services in the community, transitioning from the hospital, linkage to resources, and the clients' needs going forward.
Volunteer as a Unit Leader and Receive Great Benefits!
Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland Unit
Middlesex Unit
Sussex/Warren Unit
Union 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 cmina@naswnj.org. or 732-296-8070, ext. 15.

LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses

SWtestprep (includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $75 value!)

LSW- Masters Test Prep Courses
May 14- Register 
June 26- Register

LCSW- Clinical Test Prep Course
May 19- Register
June 17- Register
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 9 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:

April 21 - Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Tinton Falls)
May 9 - Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)
May 9 - North/Central (meets in Bridgewater
May 10 - Bergen (meets in Teaneck)
May 20 - South (meets in Voorhees) 

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.
Clinical Supervision Course
(20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social/Cultural)
Presenter: Patricia O'Dell, LCSW
May 20, 21, 22 - Three day course 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

This course is for those who have held their LCSW for at least 3 years and who wish to supervise LSWs seeking their clinical hours.

NASW Member - $325
Non-Member - $400


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