NASW-NJ newSWire
October 26, 2018
Upcoming Events

To see all our events, visit our Calendar.

Tuesday, 10/30, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Monday, 11/5, 6pm-8pm

Wednesday, 11/7, 3pm-5pm

Thursday, 11/8, 6pm-7:30pm

Friday, 11/9, 9:30am-11am

Tuesday, 11/13, 11am-1pm

Tuesday, 11/13, 12pm-1pm

Wednesday, 11/14, 7pm-9pm

Thursday, 11/15, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Thursday, 11/15, 6pm-7:30pm

Friday, 11/16, 9am-4:30pm

Monday, 11/19, 12pm-2pm

Wednesday, 11/21, 12pm-1pm

Thursday, 11/29, 6pm-8pm

Friday, 11/30- 12/2, 9am-4:30pm

NASW NJ has 12 Units that hold regional meetings around the state- it's a fun, informative way to grow your network near you. Members can attend meetings for free! Look above for upcoming events or check out our Calendar here
Tip Sheet and Documentation Log Now Available

The Board of Social Work Examiners (Licensing Board) posted new Regulations on 9/17/18. They govern the practice of Social Work in the State of New Jersey.

To help you understand the new Regs, we've developed several resources including: 
  • A Tip Sheet about changes in the Regs. 
  • A Documentation Log for LSWs who are counting hours toward their LCSW. 
Click here for these documents and other information, including a link to the new Regs. 
We are currently seeking candidates to fill the following seats 
on the NASW-NJ Board of Directors:

- First Vice President

- Northwest Regional Representative

- Northeast Regional Representative

- Undergraduate Student Representative (BSW only)

- Graduate Student Representative (MSW only)

In addition, we are seeking candidates for the following leadership positions: 
- Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification: Four (4) positions open

Click here for more details or to submit a nomination.
Mid-term Election Endorsements 

NASW's political action arm, PACE, has released its list of congressional, state, and local endorsements for the November mid-term elections. 

View the list of endorsements
We will continue to update this list as more endorsements are made.

Learn more about PACE.
Learn How to Overcome Voting Barriers and Motivate to Vote
Training for Social Workers: Social Workers as Social & Political Activists

NASW is repeating webinars on how to overcome voting challenges and barriers faced by low-income people, ethnic minorities, senior citizens, currently and formerly incarcerated people, and college students, and on how to motivate millennials to vote. 

This presentation includes a live introduction with guest speakers and live Q&A discussion.

October 31, 2018 @ 3:00pm ET
Get guidance on how to motivate young eligible voters to vote in local, state, and federal elections. Understand current barriers that impede and limit voter participation among this group.
Register now
Child Immigrant Crisis Toolkit

The United States is facing a massive influx of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America. Many of these children and teenagers are fleeing deplorable conditions at home, including gang violence, crime and extreme poverty. Others are victims of drug traffickers and sex trafficking/sexual violence.

Social workers are on the front lines, helping to provide these often traumatized children with food, shelter and health and mental health care. NASW has experts and resources to help you understand this issue and what must be done to help these children overcome this crisis. Access the Toolkit here
Not an NASW Member Yet?
What are you waiting for?! Click here to learn about member benefits! 

NASW-NJ Online CE Courses

Looking to take some of your courses from home? NASW-NJ is making it affordable!

Our current offering of pre-recorded webinars can be found here.
MONMOUTH/OCEAN, NJ- LSW supervision group has openings. Maximum 4 members. I am an  LCSW with 30 years' clinical experience in private practice and agency settings. Mary Lou Killian 609-610-2596

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View a full listing of ad postings on our Web site  here.
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It will appear as a clickable link
right to your website.  
Just send us your Logo and
Web site URL!

For more information, contact

Our weekly round-up of state and national news relevant to the social work profession in New Jersey
(subscription may be required to access some articles)

- NY Times

- NJ Advance Media

- Cherry Hill Courier-Post

- North Jersey Record

- TapInto.Net
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

Tawanda Hubbard, DSW, LCSW
Jennifer Thompson, MSW
Executive Director          

Upcoming Live CE Webinars!

Cultivating Happiness - Methods for Self and Client Using Neuroscience
(2 Clinical CEUs)
November 15 from 6:30-8:30pm via webinar
Presenter: Melissa Weisel, LCSW

Cyberbullying and Sexting in the World of Teens
(2 Clinical CEUs)
November 29 from 6:00-8:00pm via webinar
Presenter: Sandra McBeth, LCSW

Check back on our Calendar for when we add more courses to our schedule!
Clinical Supervision webinar
3-Day Clinical Supervision Course 
(20 CEUs)

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. The course meets the NJ BSWE requirement for 20 continuing education credits related to supervision, and also includes 5 Ethics and 3 Social/Cultural Competence CEUs. This course is held at our NASW office in North Brunswick.

Cost: $350 for NASW members, $425 for non-members

Friday November 30 through Sunday December 2
Presented by Patricia Spencer, LCSW
Info & Registration

New! "Impact Your Outcome" Series

Maybe you are looking for a promotion or maybe you're just ready for a job change!  We created this  Impact Your Outcome Series
to help you invest in yourself.

These are all FREE  for members, $25 for non-members.

Successful Salary Negotiation Strategies
Tuesday, 10/30 from 6:30-7:30pm via webinar

Let's Get You Hired: Resume Tips For Students

Tuesday, 11/13 from 12-1pm via webinar

Public Speaking & Communication Skills for Social Workers
Tuesday, 12/4 from 6-7pm via webinar

More webinars in this series coming soon!

The NASW 2018 Virtual Forum will be held Wednesday and Thursday, November 14 & 15. This two-day program will address the opioid crisis from a social work perspective, feature both plenary and breakout sessions, and offer CE credits (valid for NJ social workers). Live streamed from the NASW National Office, you will be able to view it from anywhere!
Topics covered include: Ethics, Self-Care, Policy, Use in the LGBTQ Community, Integrated Health, Best Practices, Child Welfare and more!

Learn more and register at

LSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses
This course includes:
  • your own copy of the Revised ASWB Masters or Clinical Exam Guide ($90 value!) 
  • a personal code to download the app version of the book 
  • access to the interactive practice test and supplemental materials
Cost: $120 for members, $160 for non-members

LSW - Masters Prep Course
November 16 - Register
December 14 - Register
January 12 - Register

LCSW - Clinical Prep Course
December 7 - Register
All courses on the Social Work Online CE Institute are valid for NJ social workers.
Wear Your Social Work Pride

Show your support for the issues that matter most to you and support your professional organization. Click  HERE to visit our store!

You know what's going on in our country. You vote. You speak out against hatred, oppression, and discrimination. In short, you're woke. Wear your social awareness with pride with our Stay Woke merchandise!

Become a National Leader for NASW
Respond by October 31

NASW is seeking individuals who are visionaries and creative thinkers for the NASW Board of Directors and the National Committee on Nominations & Leadership Identification (NCNLI). If that's you and you have a commitment to serving the association and the profession and would be willing to be considered for an elected position, please submit your nomination by October 31, 2018. The NCNLI will meet on November 30, 2018 to develop the slate of candidates for the 2019 national election. For inquiries, contact . For a list of open positions, click here .


The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards for social workers, and to advance sound social policies.
Please consider joining today!
For more about NASW, click here.  To join NASW, click here.