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April 14, 2017

Upcoming Events  

To see all events, visit our Calendar
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 & Presentation

Sunday, 4/30 - Tuesday, 5/2
Did You Know_ Our OpEd directory helps get your opinions published
Social Work Day at the
UN - Live Webcast!

Watch the proceedings for SW Day at the UN on Monday, April 17th.

Click here for link.
Program starts at 10:00 AM.
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

On-site Registration for

Annual Conference & Exhibition

0+ CEUs)
April 30 - May 2, 2017  
Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ  
Pre-registration has ended, but on-site registration will be available this year.
NOTE: On-site registration is based on available courses.

Registration desk opens:
- Sunday, April 30 at 9am
- Monday, May 1 at 6:45am
- Tuesday May 2 at 6:45am

For information on what courses are still available and how/when to register on-site at the Borgata, click HERE.

Our goal is to help make your business as efficient and profitable as possible. We will work with you to help solve your problems, while understanding that you have limited resources and budget. Upon completion, we will present to you a written assessment of your business and recommendations for improving inefficiencies and cost. Sign up today.

Upcoming Supervision 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.

Applications due Wednesday, May 10!

Student Members of NASW-NJ can apply for a $1000 scholarship for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year.

Click here for more information. 


LACEY TWP. - Office sublet to share. Newer office building conveniently located off GSP and Route 9. Ample parking, windows, kitchen area, waiting room. Call Robin 201-519-9745.

MANALAPAN (Monmouth County) - Part-time office space available immediately with shared waiting room in a warm and friendly environment. Beautifully furnished. Ample parking. Convenient Route 9 location.  

- 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

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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           

May Day Immigrant Rights Rally

The New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice, (of which NASW-NJ is a member), is helping to organize a rally.
If you are not coming to the NASW-NJ Conference, we hope you will attend this rally and help our voices unite for immigrant justice.

Liberty State Park in Jersey City
May 1st, 2017
2:30PM - 6:30PM

"Families in our community are being destroyed, American-born children are being separated from their parents. We refuse to stand aside and do nothing."
-Kevin Brown, 32BJ SEIU Vice President
   and NJ State Director 
Electronic Claims to Horizon BCBS not 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.
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.

Free SAMHSA eBooks Now Available 

SAMHSA has finally introduced eBook versions of 8 of its popular publications. All of the eBooks are free.

View and download the eBooks by following this link
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!
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