NASW-NJ newSWire
April 6 , 2017

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar
Monday, 4/10, 12:0pm - 2:00pm
Monday 4/10, 9:30am - 11:00am

Monday 4/17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thursday 4/20, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday 4/20, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Essex PPSIG Networking Meeting 
Friday - Sunday 4/21 - 4/23, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Clinical Supervision (20 CEUs)

Friday 4/21, 9:30am - 11:00am 
South PPSIG Open Discussion & Networking

Thursday 4/27, 6:00pm - 8:00 pm 
Hudson Unit Event

Sunday, 4/30 - Tuesday, 5/2
Did You Know_
NASW-NJ members can find jobs and office rentals on our website
LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
Clinical Exam Guide (includes ASWB Masters or Clinical study manual - $85 value!)

LSW Test Prep
April 25 - Register
May 25 - Register

LCSW Test Prep
June 9 - Register


Annual Conference & Exhibition

0+ CEUs)
April 30 - May 2, 2017  
Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ  
Registration closes April 10th!

- Info & registration at
- If your school or company is paying by PO, please contact for further instructions
NY social workers: Contact hours at the Conference are valid for your license now too.
Exhibitors and Agencies: Click here to register to exhibit or sponsor. Only 5 booths are left, don't miss out!
Upcoming CE Course
Only a few seats left in this course!  
Clinical Supervision  
( 20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social/Cultural Competence CEUs
Friday through Sunday, April 21-23, 2017 
9:00am-5:00pm (each day) in North Brunswick 
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.
Electronic Claims to Horizon BCBS no longer supported by Office Ally/Practice Mate

We have recently learned that if you use Office Ally/Practice Mate to help file your insurance claims, Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield no longer accepts their electronic claims.

You can file paper claims at a cost of $0.45 per claim.
Click here for more information.

SHREWSBURY - Beautiful FT/PT office available. Conveniently located. First floor, handicapped accessible, free parking. Peaceful waiting room, kitchenette, and bathroom in suite. Utilities included. Contact Cathy 732-380-0012.

SOMERVILLE - Beautiful Victorian office building. Bargain rentals! Best deal for someone starting a practice. Offices for $300 per month with most utilities and cleaning included. Rent one day/week at $95 /month. Office building is for sale and leases are month to month. 73 West End Ave. Susan Rowley, MD, owner. 732-371-6221.

- The PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits has announced new rental opportunities for nonprofit agencies at 120 Finderne Avenue in Bridgewater, NJ. Contact Marie Hughes at 908-725-2299, or


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Get Exposure!  

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
Janine Hendryx at

Click to see photos from recent NASW-NJ events. 

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           

Facebook Page for
Social Work Advocacy

NASW-NJ is pleased to announce that the Legislative and Social Action (LASA) Committee has set up a new Facebook page to address advocacy issues.

Be sure to find and Like us at NASW NJ LASA.
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 Janine Hendryx at or 732-296-8070, ext. 18.

Private Practice Shared 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 Janine Hendryx at with the name of the group you would like to join.

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:
Monday, 4/10, 12:0pm - 2:00pm
Monday 4/10, 9:30am - 11:00am

Thursday 4/20, 10:00am - 9:00pm

For a full list of PPSIGs, click here.
Improving the Lives of Children in Public Housing

On January 18, 2017, the Urban Institute presented findings of a community assessment of needs and opportunities for children in public housing in Washington, DC. Researchers found that parents in public housing report that although their children are doing well overall, they have specific worries regarding their children's education, food security, health, and safety. Families in public housing face a number of struggles related to economic uncertainty and community challenges.

Read the full article here, provided by HUD User.

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.