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January 29, 2015
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NASW-NJ
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3

North Brunswick, NJ 08902

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

Christine James, MSW
President

Walter X. Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director

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NEW! Tips for Understanding The New Jersey Social Work Regulations for Continuing Education

NASW-NJ has developed a Tip Sheet to help you become familiar with the CE portion of the NJ Social Work Regulations. Make sure you read it here before you choose your CE courses: http://tinyurl.com/Understanding-CE-Regs



2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference & Exhibition - Early Bird Registration Prices End on 2/16/15!

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2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference and Exhibition
The Meeting of the Profession
Creating a Culture of Collaboration
The Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City – May 3-5, 2015

Join us at the beautiful Borgata Hotel for 3 days of learning and networking where you can:

- Earn up to 20 CEUs
- Learn about Medicare reimbursement changes
- Participate in a Community Service Project
- Obtain your Leadership Development Certificate
- Meet with 80 exhibitors and much more!

Take advantage of discounted Early Bird rates until February 16th.

NASW-NJ Members:
Make sure you log in to the NASW-NJ website to see your discounted member pricing.

NASW Members out-of-state:
Fax or mail in the paper registration to register at the discounted member price.

Click HERE for Information and Registration.



Annual Conference Exhibitor Prospectus Now Available!

Meet face-to-face with over 1,000 potential future customers, employees, and referral sources from the greater New Jersey social work community.

The 2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference will be held on May 3-5, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City.

Download the Prospectus at http://tinyurl.com/ExhibitNASWNJ-2015 and see pages 6-7 for registration details.

If you're interested in serving as one of our premier conference sponsors at the $3,000 and up level, please contact Suzanne Levy at slevy@naswnj.org as soon as possible to discuss available opportunities.

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Join Us for a Screening of the Award-Winning Film Short Term 12

Film & CE: Screening of Short Term 12
(3 Clinical & Ethics CEUs)
Presenter: Deborah Wolff, LCSW

Join us for a screening of the award-winning film Short Term 12, about a 20-something supervising staff memShort Term film imageber of a residential treatment facility who navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. The film and CE workshop will be facilitated by Deborah Wolff, LCSW, who will examine the clinical and ethical decisions that take place in the film.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $60.00
Non-Member- $75.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $50.00
NASW Student Member- $25.00

2 DATES/LOCATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:

Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 9:00am - 1:00pm in North Brunswick, NJ
Registration for January 31st: http://tinyurl.com/ShortTerm12-NBrunswick 

Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 9:30am – 1:30pm in Whippany, NJ
Registration for February 26th: http://tinyurl.com/ShortTerm12-Whippany




Upcoming CE Courses

Note: we are still adding courses to our schedule, so please check our Calendar at www.naswnj.org for new additions.

Legal and Ethical Standards in Drug and Alcohol Counseling
(6 Clinical, Ethics CEUs)
Instructors: Joel Levine, LCSW, LPC, LCADC and Robert Johnson, LPC, LCADC, CCS

February 3, 2015
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ

This workshop will focus on the legal and ethical standards for social workers, NJ CADCs and LCADCs. This course is a mandatory course for drug and alcohol counselors for biennial renewal of licenses and certifications. Ethical and legal terminology will be discussed to help guide attendees towards ethical practice and avoid costly malpractice judgments.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $100.00
NASW Student Member- $50.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $50.00
Non-Member- $100.00

Info & Registration HERE



Show Me the Money – Grant Writing for Social Workers
(3 Non-Clinical CEUs)
Instructor: Mary Ellen Colangelo, LSW

February 16, 2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ

Social workers are great at giving—but ASKING? The word is often not in our vocabulary, particularly when it comes to asking for program funding. This interactive workshop provides novice grant writers with the necessary tools and resources to competitively apply for grants.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $50.00
NASW Student Member- $25.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $25.00
Non-Member- $65.00

Info & Registration HERE



Understanding and Working with the DSM-5:
Diagnostic Changes and Clinical Implications
(5 Clinical CEUs)

Back by popular demand!

Presenter: Amanda Mathisen Stylianou, LCSW

The ability to assess and diagnose is a core competency for mental health providers. Upcoming changes in the new DSM manual will require practitioners to modify their current understanding of diagnostic symptoms and categories. This one-day workshop will describe the development of the DSM-5, the changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to the existing diagnoses.

COST FOR THIS COURSE:
NASW Member- $80.00
Non-Member- $125.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $50.00
NASW Student Member- $50.00

2 DATES/LOCATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:

Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 10:00am - 4:00pm in Jersey City
Registration for February 8th: http://tinyurl.com/DSM5-Feb8-JerseyCity

Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 10:30am - 4:30pm in Cherry Hill
Registration for April 4th: http://tinyurl.com/DSM-April4-CherryHill



Upcoming Test Prep Courses

LSW – Masters
Test Preparation Course

February 13, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Rutgers Labor Education Center
50 Labor Center Way
New Brunswick, NJ

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE



LCSW Clinical
Test Preparation Course

February 19, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE



LSW
Test Preparation Course

March 22, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE



LCSW
Test Preparation Course

April 17, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE



Clinical Supervision Course

Clinical Supervision - 3-day Course
(20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social and Cultural Competence CEUs)
Instructor: Patricia O’Dell, LCSW

February 6 - 8, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member - $275.00
Non-Member - $350.00
NASW Gold Card Member - $250.00

Info, Cost and Registration HERE



Clinical Supervision - 3-day Course
(20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social and Cultural Competence CEUs)
Instructor: Patricia O’Dell, LCSW

April 10 - 12, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member - $275.00
Non-Member - $350.00
NASW Gold Card Member - $250.00

Info, Cost and Registration HERE



Presenters & Agencies! Apply to the CE Approval Collaborative

Do you offer a quality, cutting-edge course for social work professionals in New Jersey?

Would you like your course to be more attractive to social work professionals by offering continuing education credits?

If you answered YES to these questions, we invite you to apply to The New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative (CE Approval Collaborative).

The CE Approval Collaborative is recognized by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE) as an approving entity for social work continuing education credits in this state and will offer a comprehensive review process for the approval of quality social work continuing education courses.

Application and materials are available on the NASW-NJ Website through the Continuing Education drop-down menu. The CE Approval Collaborative must receive your application at least 90 days before your course will occur.

Eligibility & Application HERE



Networking Opportunities at NASW-NJ Events

Are you looking for ways to network with other social workers in your area? When you join NASW on the national level, you are automatically a member at the state level. 

NASW-NJ has 12 volunteer-led Units throughout the state. The Units meet regularly for social events, advocacy, service projects, networking, FREE CEU workshops, and more! Your Unit assignment is based on the mailing address listed on your membership.

For upcoming Unit events, go to the Unit Side bar located on the left hand side of this article. Or for more upcoming Unit activities for the next several months, visit www.naswnj.org and click on Calendar.



Private Practice Special Interest Group (PPSIG) Meetings
(No CEUs)


North/Central PPSIG

February 9, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 pm

The People Care Center
120 Finderne Avenue
Conference Room
Bridgewater NJ  08807

Please bring your business cards to pass among your colleagues

Brown Bag Lunch

Click HERE to Register


Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG

February 12, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Tinton Falls EMS
46 Old Mills Road
Tinton Falls NJ  07724

Rachel Anderson, LCSW will be presenting on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

A light refreshment will be served

Click HERE to Register



Middlesex PPSIG

February 20, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 pm

NASW Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive
Suite 3
North Brunswick NJ  08902

Topic:  Issues in Therapy Specific to Adopted Individuals

Speaker: Dr. Paula Kaplan Reiss

Please bring your business cards to pass among your colleagues.

Brown Bag Lunch

Click HERE to Register



Looking for Online CEUs ?

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Click on the ad above to access the Social Work Online CE Institute and browse the catalog. If you see something that interests you, create a user account, purchase your workshop, then sit back and relax while you earn CE credits from your home or office. It's that simple.
 
Note: All of the courses listed in the Social Work Online CE Institute are valid for New Jersey licensed social workers.



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CLINICAL SUPERVISION GROUP - Livingston, NJ Wed. 1:40 - 3pm every other week; Private practice focus. Call for a consultation. 973-629-7808


Continuing Education (NON-NASW SPONSORED)*

TREATMENT OF IMPULSE AND OBSESSIVE DISORDERS, ACAP, Livingston, NJ, 10 Clinical CEUs, Instructor: Annette Vaccaro, LCSW,
Wednesdays 6:30-8:15pm – 3/4,11,18, 25, 4/1,15, Call 973-629-1002.


* While these courses are not offered by NASW-NJ, as a service to our members we will run ads for programs that can document approval by entities accepted by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE).


Advertise in NW and reach an
expanding list of NJ social workers,
offices, and agencies.

Click here for more details
or send your questions to
jhendryx@naswnj.org