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January 11, 2018

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar.
Thursday, 1/11, 7pm-9pm *TONIGHT* 
Tuesday, 1/16, 6pm-8pm
Thursday, 1/25, 6:30pm-8:30pm
(2 CEUs) Why Can't They Love Me More?

Monday, 1/29, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Friday-Sunday, 2/2-2/4, 9am-4:30pm  
Friday, 2/2, 12pm-1:30pm
Tuesday, 2/6, 11am-1pm

ocial Work Month 2018 starts March 1. This year's theme is "Social Workers: Leaders. Advocates. Champions."
Every day, the nation's 650,000 social workers make our society a better place to live. Read more here.
Early Bird Rates Available!
NASW-NJ Annual Conference & Exhibition

Today's Social Workers: United by Values, Working for Justice
April 29 - May 1, 2018
Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ

Earn up to 23 CEUs!

Earn 2 extra Ethics CEUs at a Sunday morning Plenary, presented by NASW Code of Ethics Review Task Force Chair, Allan Barsky.

Attend a Private Practice Lunch & Learn to get tips on starting or expanding your practice, new technology standards, and billing.

Search for job openings in the conference mobile app.

And....due to it's popularity last year... Trivia Night is back and the competition is going to be fierce!

Early bird discount rates end February 14th! 

Sponsors, Exhibitors, & Advertisers!

View and download a copy of the exhibitor prospectus  HERE
- For registration via check or PO see pages 8-9 of the exhibitor prospectus.
- For registration online via credit card, click  HERE.

Call 732-296-8070 or email  for more information.
NASW Against Censorship

NASW says Trump administration should refrain from telling agencies not to use certain words. NASW is alarmed that the Trump administration is banning agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control from using certain terms, including "entitlement," "diversity" and "transgender."

Read the full NASW statement here to learn why this issue is so important.


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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
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30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

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

Tawanda Hubbard, DSW, LCSW

Mary Jean Weston, MSW, LCSW
Interim Executive Director          

NASW-NJ is Hiring!
Membership Coordinator (18 hours/week)
Responsibilities: Assist members by phone/email; maintain Membership database; coordinate and participate in association events.
Requirements: Excellent customer service skills; previous database experience. Experience working with volunteers a plus. Ability to work independently and with team. Knowledge of membership/customer marketing, organizational and/or analytical skills helpful. Some evenings, some travel. Hourly rate: $17-$19/hour.
Email cover letter and resume to:
Subject line: Membership.  
Executive Director Job Announcement
The National Association of Social Workers is seeking an experienced executive director for the New Jersey Chapter located in North Brunswick, NJ. Candidates will possess strong leadership and association management skills, and substantial knowledge of the social work profession and values.

For a complete position description and application instructions, click here.
Vigil in Support of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Holders 

Join TPS holders, immigrant rights advocates, and religious leaders for a  solidarity vigil an d to hea r testimonies. 
Saturd ay,  Janua ry 13   at  2  p.m. 
St. Lucy's Church, 118 7th Ave, Newark.
Click here for flyer in English and Spanish. 

For more information, contact American Friends Service Committee at 973-643-1924.
Join NASW Before You Register for Our
2018 Annual Conference!

up to $140

Enjoy Membership benefits all year: 

- Discounted CE & Test Prep Courses
- Reduced rate for Private Practice Manual
- Free HIPAA toolkit 
- Legal & Ethical Consultations
- Private Practice Shared Interest Groups
- Free listing as a Clinical Supervisor
- 3 free CEUs during March
- Professional Liability Insurance
- Newsletters & Legislative Alerts
- Staff dedicated to member support
- And much more!

Become a member now at!
NASW Mini-Documentary Tonight "Informed with Rob Lowe"

The NASW mini-documentary with "Informed with Rob Lowe" on how social workers help people achieve healthy minds and bodies airs tonight on Fox Business Network at 10:29 PM Eastern. Be sure to watch and learn more about the campaign:
The film features NASW CEO Angelo McClain, past NASW Pennsylvania Chapter President Troy Brindle and NASW member Crystal Edwards.
NASW North Carolina Chapter Hiring Executive Director
The North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is seeking an experienced executive director with strong leadership and management skills, and substantial knowledge of the social work profession and values.

For a complete position description and application instructions go to:
Upcoming CE Programs
Why Can't They Love Me More? 
(2 Clinical CEUs) 
January 25 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Bridgewater
Info & Registration 
Exploring the New NASW Cultural Competence Standards: United in Practice and Inclusion 
(2 General, Social/Cultural CEUs) 
January 30 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Hackettstown
Info & Registration 
Clinical Supervision Course- 3 Days 
(20 Clinical CEUs, including 3 Social/Cultural & 5 Ethics) 
February 2, 3 and 4 from 9:00am - 4:30pm in North Brunswick 

Teen Media Communication in a Multi-Cultural World: A Crisis of Communication
(2 Clinical CEUs)
February 12 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Whippany
Info & Registration

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.
Cyber and General Liability Protection Now Available

Did you know you can be sued if one of your clients is injured at your office, or if sensitive client data and records are lost!

NASW Assurance Services, Inc. (ASI) is launching its new General Liability and Cyber Liability Insurance Programs. NASW members can add either or both of these optional coverages to their existing NASW-Endorsed Professional Liability Insurance Policy. New general liability and cyber liability protection are now available exclusively to NASW members!
Test Prep Courses - App Now Included!
LSWGuide *NEW!* This course includes your own copy of the Revised ASWB Masters Exam Guide (written by Dawn Apgar, printed by Springer Publishing) AND a personal code to download the app version of the book and its supplemental materials.
LCSW- Clinical Test Prep
February 9 - Register
March 9 - Register

LSW Test Prep
February 12 - Register
March 6 - Register
New ICD-10 Code Changes

Each year the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), releases new updated, or deleted codes for the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM).  The updates to the mental and behavioral section of the ICD-10-CM began October 1, 2017 and are listed in the order that they appear in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5).

Clinical social workers should use the new codes to avoid reimbursement denials.
To read the list of new changes, click here
Private Practice Shared Interest Group (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:
January 11 - Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Eatontown)  
February 2 - Middlesex (meets in North Brunswick)   
February 6 - Bergen (meets in Teaneck) 
February 8 - Monmouth/Ocean (meets in Eatontown) 
February 12 - Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)
February 12 - North/Central (meets in Bridgewater)  
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!
For more about NASW, click here.  To join NASW, click here.