2019 NASW-VA Annual Conference Call for Presenters Announced!
NASW Virginia is requesting proposals for 1 hour, 1.5 hour or 3 hour workshops to be presented at the 2019 NASW-VA Annual Conference in March in Williamsburg,VA. Planning on presenting? Please email Jaime (information below) and let her know of your intent to submit. This helps us prepare for the selection process.

Contact Jaime Strohhacker, Professional Development Coordinator.
Email for More Information  or call (804) 204-1339 Ext 202.

NASW-VA Has a New Website!

NASW -VA is excited to share that our new website is up and running! The new site provides you with ease of access to all of the information you need about upcoming classes, workshops, and seminars; about special events; sponsorship and job classified opportunities; a private member access section and so much more! We know that you will find this new site easier to use and a great tool for you!
NASW-VA is excited to be presenting some fantastic new programs this fall.
Registration for these and other classes, workshops and seminars are open now!
NASW’s newest member benefit—MyNASW Community—is transforming how NASW members connect, share ideas and resources, and stay up to date.

This exclusive members-only community allows social workers to log in with their socialworkers.org username and password to post questions, seek advice, and participate in discussions specific to their practice or career stage.

In addition to discussions, members can add contacts and send private messages, networking with their peers both locally and across the country. Using the directory’s advanced search, find colleagues by Chapter, practice area, work setting, job function, or organization type. Each member controls what parts of their profile are visible to others by adjusting their privacy settings.
Another feature of the MyNASW Community is a searchable resource library, where members can upload and browse documents and digital resources in variety of formats.

"MyNASW is your go-to for all things social work," said Jennifer Watt, director of membership at NASW’s National Office. "It allows members who may not have access in person, to create a network of their peers and be included in the latest discussions.” 

Currently, MyNASW Community offers four discussion forums: 
• All Member Forum – open to all active NASW members
• Children, Youth, and Schools - for members of the Child Welfare; Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults; and School Social Work Specialty Practice Sections
• Clinical Social Work, Aging, and Health – for members of the Aging; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs; Health; Mental Health; and Private Practice Specialty Practice Sections
• Social Justice, Administration, and Courts - for members of the Administration/Supervision; Social and Economic Justice & Peace; and Social Work and the Courts Specialty Practice Sections

Visit mynasw.socialworkers.org to update your profile and join the conversation today. Questions? Contact NASW Member Services at 1-800-742-4089 Monday through Friday 9 am-9 pm ET.
Special Member Benefit Webinar Opportunities-

Educational Webinars – NEW!
NASW members enjoy a variety of discount programs that can enhance your professional and personal lives. Join us for webinars in July that show you how to use Constant Contact email marketing to build stronger client relationships and generate more revenue for your practice and that address key Office Depot/OfficeMax business solutions and discounts, including help with planning office space and steep discounts on printing and copying.
 
July 11, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
Understand the basics of creating and delivering email campaigns that get measurable results.
 
 
July 12, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
Save up to 80% on thousands of items. Shopping and saving in-store or online is easy.
CLASSIFIEDS
BILINGUAL MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN-STAUNTON, VA
The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is accepting applications for a full-time Bilingual Mental Health Clinician . Applicants should have a Master’s degree in social work with clinical experience in the program, or Master’s degree in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement, or a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure. Preferred applicants will have experience working with delinquent or maladjusted youth in a residential setting, or experience in the mental health or social work field. Apply at www.svjc.org or contact us at 540-213-0245.

ACCESS SUPERVISOR – GOOCHLAND POWHATAN COMMUNITY SERVICES
Goochland Powhatan Community Services is seeking a Full Time Supervisor to manage Same Day Access services. Must be a licensed mental health professional. Salary negotiable based on education & experience. See www.gpcsb.org for details. Open until filled. EOE.  

CITY OF CHESAPEAKE - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES

The City
The City of Chesapeake, the third largest populated City in Virginia with approximately 237,000 residents, is seeking an individual with strong leadership qualities and management experience to serve as Assistant Director of Social Services. Located in the heart of Hampton Roads, Chesapeake is a full-service City supported by a total operating budget of almost a billion dollars (including school funding) and a workforce of 3,100+ full-time employees.

The City of Chesapeake operates under the council-manager form of local government with nine council members including the mayor, all of whom are elected at large.

Go to: www.CityofChesapeake.net for a detailed profile of the organization and the City it serves.

Position Overview
Under the administrative direction of the Director of Human Services, the Assistant Director of Social Services is responsible for managing a major division having multiple administrative and program units requiring management through managers that supervise program supervisors.
The Assistant Director will supervise administrative staff and oversee and manage the operations of Social Services under the direction of the Department Director.

Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate is an experienced professional who demonstrates sound decision-making ability, strong business acumen, and solid leadership skills. The candidate must be politically astute and an effective communicator. This position requires a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement, customer service, and performance management.

We are seeking a proactive individual with a strong work ethic who will anticipate challenges, recommend innovative solutions, and deliver positive outcomes.

Competitive candidates will possess:

-   Advanced education, training and experience in complex social service delivery systems.

-    Senior level administration experience in planning; organizing; staffing; coordinating; managing;
budgeting and evaluating complex social service organizations and systems.

-    Strong commitment to continuous quality improvement, customer service, and performance
management. We are seeking a proactive individual with a strong work ethic who will anticipate
challenges, recommend innovative solutions, and deliver results.

Experience and Education
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in social work or a closely related field and a minimum of four years of related, full-time equivalent experience. A Master’s degree in a direct or closely related field is preferred.

Compensation Package
The City of Chesapeake has established a salary range of $82,599 to $109,444 depending upon qualifications. The City offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

To apply, go to www.jobs.cityofchesapeake.net , and submit a general application by 11:59
p.m. EST, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Questions should be addressed to the Chesapeake Social Services Human Resources Office at 757.382.2048 or via email, CDSSHR@cityofchesapeake.net .
“The City of Chesapeake adheres to the principles of equal employment opportunity.
This policy extends to all programs and services supported by the City."



SENIOR TRAINER - ALTERISTIC
Location: Springfield Virginia (working remotely is an option)
Text: Alteristic seeks dynamic and charismatic public speaker with leadership skills. Alteristic is a mission-driven organization dedicated to the reduction of violence. Senior Trainer will provide consultation, training, and curriculum development on research-informed prevention strategies for a variety of audiences. 50% travel. Work remotely is option. Visit www.alteristic.org/careers .


9 th ANNUAL SOUTHEASTERN EATING DISORDER CONFERENCE
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Biltmore
115 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803
August 24 th  & 25 th , 2018
“Integrated Treatment for Eating Disorders”
Register and Pay online Via Credit Card:

Mail Registration Form and Check Made Payable to:
The SEED Conference
Attn: Ruth Ann Rigby
1147 Hilda Drive
Jackson, MS. 39213
 
15 CE contact hours offered
Exhibitor and Sponsorships are available!!

Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses that impact individuals and their loved ones.
This year’s conference will focus on “Integrated Treatment for Eating Disorders”. 
Be a part of an evolution in understanding and treating Eating Disorders.
You will hear current experts in eating disorders, including those with specialization
In evidence–based treatments and innovative treatments. We invite you to join us for
this information-packed event and earn CE’s when you attend.
 
Who Should Attend?
Physicians, Psychologists, Therapists, Dietitians, Nurses, and any other Mental Health Professional
who work with individuals and families with eating disorders. 

SENIOR TRAINER POSITION - NORTHERN VA
Job Title: Senior Trainer
Location: Springfield Virginia (working remotely is an option)
Text: Alteristic seeks dynamic and charismatic public speaker with leadership skills. Alteristic is a mission-driven organization dedicated to the reduction of violence. Senior Trainer will provide consultation, training, and curriculum development on research-informed prevention strategies for a variety of audiences. 50% travel. Work remotely is option. Visit www.alteristic.org/careers .

RENFREW CENTER SPRING SEMINAR TRAINING OPPORTUNITY
The Renfrew Center Foundation is dedicated to eliminating eating disorders by advancing education, prevention, advocacy, research and treatment. This seminar will address the intricate interplay between brain, body and beliefs (why we believe what we believe). Repetition of messages and experiences become internalized and influence, not only self-perception and self-talk, but the body itself. Negative reinforcement often becomes imprinted in the client’s bodymind, feels “true” and serves as the client’s identity. Attendees will learn body-focused, bottom-up strategies designed to help clients reclaim their authentic self. This seminar is in Richmond, VA, on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Offers 6 CE Credits.  A continental breakfast and networking luncheon are also included.
 
Delta Hotels Richmond Downtown
555 East Canal Street 
Richmond, VA 23219

For more information on this training or to register, please visit www.renfrewcenter.com or call 1-877-367-3383.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE WITH INTERPID USA
Intrepid USA Home Health Services is Growing!
 
We have the following new positions opening up at our Hospice branch in Onley, VA:
Full time - Hospice Medical Social Worker – BSW or MSW

We offer top pay and a friendly, team based environment. 

To apply please call: 469-978-0071, email Jamillah.Foster@intrepidusa.com or visit our website at  www.intrepidusa.com/careers to apply - EOE


MANAGER OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES - CARILION CLINIC
Step up and lead with a regional leader. Advance your career with an award-winning organization that excels in helping our communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger. Make the most of your management talents at Carilion Clinic, an award-winning healthcare network that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.

Based in Roanoke Virginia, we offer compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach programs. Join and guide a team of caring individuals who embrace and reflect our valuescommUNITY, courage, commitment, compassion, and curiosityin all that we do. And realize the advantages of professional stability, strong technological resources, and true advancement potential.

The Manger of Behavioral Health Services manages the Carilion Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry Social Work program at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital located in Roanoke, VA as well as the Carilion New River Valley Medical Center in Christiansburg, VA. The Manager of Behavioral Health Services coordinates departmental functions with leadership colleagues under the direction of the Senior Director of Psychiatric Nursing. This position provides leadership to the Social Work and the discharge planning team, focusing efforts on managing the POC, expediting through-put, as appropriate, reducing and /or eliminating barriers to transition of care, and assisting in the management of patient and family expectations and coordinating utilization management and overseeing discharge planning within the department. This manager must exhibit the ability to communicate, organize, prioritize, mentor, and problem solve with all members of the SW/Discharge Planning team as well as facility and community stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective quality patient care.

Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic
Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

Our Values
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what's right for our patients without question.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity:   Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Carilion is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Job Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education: Masters Degree in Social Work (or related field) required.
Experience: Minimum of 4 years of social work experience in a health care facility. Management experience strongly preferred. Certification in Care Management a plus.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Virginia required.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Ability to problem solve and to communicate effectively. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Must maintain competencies as a Clinical Social Worker.