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November 23 , 2016    

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.

Monday, 11/28, 6pm-8pm
Camden/Gloucester/Salem Unit Event

Tuesday, 11/29, 6:30pm-8:30pm
(2 CEUs) Cultivating a Sense of Purpose through the Plague of Dementia

Thursday, 12/1, 9am-4:30pm
LCSW Test Prep Course- Clinical

Friday, 12/2, 11am-2pm
Essex Unit Holiday Service Project

Friday, 12/2-12/4, 9am-5pm each day
(20 CEUs) Clinical Supervision

Tuesday, 12/6, 11am-1pm
Bergen PPSIG Holiday Gathering

Wednesday, 12/7, 6:30pm-8:30pm
(2 CEUs) Introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment for Substance Users

Monday, 12/12, 9:30am-11am
Mercer/Burlington PPSIG Meeting

Monday, 12/12, 12pm-2pm
North/Central PPSIG Holiday Gathering

Tuesday, 12/13, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Somerset/Hunterdon Unit Holiday Party & Service Project

Tuesday, 12/13, 7pm-9pm
Mercer/Burlington Unit Event

Thursday, 12/15, 10am-11:30am
Essex PPSIG Networking Meeting

Saturday, 12/17, 9am-4:30am
LSW Test Prep Course- Masters

Thursday, 12/22, 6pm-8pm
Hudson Unit Holiday Event  
Happy Thanksgiving  
from NASW-NJ!

Save the Date! Giving Tuesday- November 29th

You can improve the lives of New Jersey social workers by taking part in GIVING TUESDAY, the national day of giving, on November 29. It's a day when people around the country celebrate generosity and support great causes.

Go to to learn more about how you can show your support. Please join NASW and the NJSWERS community by supporting social workers in New Jersey.  

Make an impact today!


Annual Conference & Exhibition

(2 0+ CEUs)
April 30 - May 2, 2017  


Borgata Hotel & Casino

Atlantic City, NJ


Attendees: Registration opens in late December at


NY social workers: Contact hours at the Conference are valid for your license now too.


Exhibitors and Agencies: If you are interested in purchasing a sponsorship or exhibit booth, click here to request an Exhibitor Prospectus.



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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           

Negative PQRS Payment Adjustment for 2017 - November 30th Deadline!

CMS has sent letters to clinical social workers and others regarding the 2017 PQRS negative payment adjustment. NASW urges its members to pay prompt attention to this. Learn more.

Clinical social workers who believe they received a 2017 PQRS negative payment adjustment in error, should submit an informal review request by 11/30. For more information, click here.
Upcoming CE Courses   

Cultivating a Sense of Purpose through the Plague of Dementia
(2 General CE credits) 
November 29, 2016 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Bridgewater
Info & Registration

Introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment for Substance Users  

(2 Clinical CE c
December 7, 2016 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Mahwah
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.
Only 3 spots left!
Clinical Supervision Course
(20 CEUs)

(20) Clinical CE credits total, including 5-hour Ethics & 3-hour Social/Cultural Competence credits

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.

December 2 - 4, 2016, 9am - 5pm each day

Info & Registration here.
LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
ASWB Clinical Exam Guide (includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $85 value!)

LSW- Masters Test Prep Courses
December 17 - Register
January 13 - Register

LCSW- Clinical Test Prep Courses
December 1 - Register
February 10 - 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 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:

December 6 - Bergen (meets in Teaneck)
December 12 - Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)
December 12 - North/Central (meets in Somerville)
December 15 - Essex (meets in West Orange)

For a full list of PPSIGs, 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.

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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