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April 23, 2015
NASW-NJ.org Continuing Ed. Events Licensing Students Classified

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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Special Film & CE Program:
Spirit Children

Utilizing and Expanding Cultural Competence in International Social Work: Working with Ghana’s Children with Special Needs
(3 Social/Cultural CEUs)
Instructor: Lorna Hines-Cunningham, LCSW, PR/LCSW, ACSW

Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Spirit Children is a film that depicts the daily lives and experiences of children in Ghana who have been abandoned due to being disabled.spirit children image Their families and communities have identified them as a “bad omen” due to their disabilities. These children may risk death without shelter, support and family. Some of these children are brought to an orphanage in Ghana called the Nazareth Home for Children, where they are cared for and educated.

Filmmakers Ralph and Zelda Patterson, who designed, produced and directed Spirit Children, will be present to briefly discuss their experiences.

Lorna Hines-Cunningham, who was so moved by the film that she went to Ghana to volunteer, will be facilitating the workshop. To register, click HERE.

Cost for this special film discussion:
NASW Member- $10.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $10.00
NASW Student Member- $10.00
Non-Member- $20.00


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2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference Pre-Registration Has Ended, but Onsite Registration Will Be Available

Join us for the Meeting of the Profession -
The 2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference & Exhibition
Creating a Culture of Collaboration


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May 3-5, 2015

Borgata Hotel & Casino

Atlantic City, NJ



Registration desk opens:
- Sunday, May 3rd at 9am
- Monday May 4th at 6:45am
- Tuesday May 5th at 6:45am

On-site registration is based on available courses.

For information on how/when to register on-site at the Borgata, click HERE.


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MSW Students: Steps to Obtain Your Social Work License!

As graduation approaches, many students want to know the quickest way to get their Social Work Licenses (LSW).
 


NASW-NJ has developed a detailed checklist of the steps you must take to get an LSW in New Jersey. The checklist has been reviewed and approved by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE/Licensing Board). We provide this checklist so that you will not need to contact the BSWE to complete your application.
 
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CLICK HERE or go to our website (www.naswnj.org) under Licensing for a link to the checklist. Please follow these steps, in order, for the smoothest path to licensure.
 


Remember: You can now take the exam (ASWB Master’s exam) any time after you have registered for the final semester of your MSW program. You will need to provide documentation to the BSWE from the institution where you are enrolled for the last semester of your MSW program.

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Presenters & Agencies! Apply to the CE Approval Collaborative

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

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Upcoming Test Prep Courses

LSW - Masters

Test Preparation Course

May 16, 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 - Clinical
Test Preparation Course

May 21, 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 - Clinical

Test Preparation Course

June 18, 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 - Masters
Test Preparation Course


Sunday, June 21, 2015

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

June 5-7, 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



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Private Practice Special Interest Group (PPSIG) Meetings

Mercer/Burlington PPSIG

Monday, May 11, 2015
9:30 - 11:00 am

Womanspace
1530 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrenceville, NJ  08648

This group will meet to support NASW-NJ members in Private Practice and discuss the experiences of this unique Social Work practice setting.

Click HERE to Register



North/Central PPSIG

Monday, May 11, 2015
12:00 – 2:00 pm

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

Brown Bag Lunch

Click HERE to Register



Bergen PPSIG

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Offices of Lisa D'Acierno, LCSW, LLC
1182 Teaneck Road
Suite 206
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Topic: Fusion Academy
Speaker: Stephanie Torossian

Click HERE to Register



South PPSIG

Thursday, May 21, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Camden County Library
Room 3
203 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ  08043

Topic: Resources in Private Practice
Speakers: Katharine Napoli, COS Billing Services and Emily Lamboy of Kronos Technology

This meeting will discuss  crucial components in owning your own successful private practice. The speakers will discuss how to create your own website and how to handle the billing process. 

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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SOCIAL WORKER – MSW Required. Intake/Case Manager position at a large family service agency in northern NJ. Superior organization, problem solving and people skills required. Clinical and case management experience strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to lhennion@jfsmetrowest.org.

LCSW/LPC – Part-time 10-15 hours per week working with outpatient mental health and substance abuse clients in Hamilton, Mercer County. Must have NJ LCSW or NJ LPC. Minimum 5 years’ experience. Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English). Send resume, salary requirement to Jean.Bernard@fgccorp.org or fax 609-586-4759. EOE


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