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Payment at the door must be made in cash or credit card. Checks will not be accepted.

Full Conference- Student NASW Member $195
Full Conference- Gold Card Member $425
Full Conference- NASW Member $515
Full Conference- Non-Member $640
Two Day Conference- Student NASW Member $145
Two Day Conference- Gold Card Member $330
Two Day Conference- NASW Member $390
Two Day Conference- Non-Member $495
One Day Conference- Student NASW Member $100
One Day Conference- Gold Card Member $215
One Day Conference- NASW Member $250
One Day Conference- Non-Member $300


9:00 AM On-Site Registration & Regular Registration Opens (Location: Borgata Event Center)
10:00 AM
Clinical Supervision Track Begins (20 CEUs - 3 days)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Plenary - What's New with 2018 NASW Code of Ethics?- 2 Clinical, Ethics CEUs
($40 Members, $60 non-members) 
10:00 AM Exhibits Open
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Light Lunch / Visit Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Workshops (4 CEUs)

List of available workshops for on-site registrants as of 4/12/18:

S01 (Lead-Mod1) - Leadership Skills for Social Workers

S04 (LGBTQ) - Effective Behavioral Care Approaches to HIV Medication Adherence Counseling

S05 (SCH) - Fostering Resilience in Children Coping with Loss

S06 - Adolescent Boys, Mental Health and Hip Hop: An Experiential Clinical Journey Into Music, Meaning and Healing

S07 - Adoption: Identity Through the Lens of Experience

S08 - A Conflict Resolution Approach to Managing Ethical Dilemmas with Clients, Collaterals, and Co-Workers: From Crisis to Consensus

S09 - Embracing Spiritual Diversity in Clinical Social Work as Cultural Competency

S10 - Emotional Freedom Techniques - Treatment for Emotional and Physical Pain

S11 - Life Coaching and the Evolution of Psychotherapeutic Practice

S12 - Mind Control in Domestic Violence and Cults: The Struggle to Break Free

S14 - Realizing a Mindful Life:  Cultivating Mindfulness in Your Personal and Clinical Practices

S15 - Risky Business:  Fraudulent Billing, Coding, Diagnosing and Documentation in Private Practice.  Ethics and Clinical

S16 - Sex and Culture: Frameworks for Therapeutic Conversations

S17 - Storiez: Trauma Narratives with Inner City Youth

S18 - Understanding and Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Working with Older Adults

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break / Visit Exhibit hall
5:00 PM

Dinner Break (on your own)

6:30 PM Dessert Reception starts
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Special Event: Emotional Intelligence (2 Clinical CEUs)
9:00 PM Option to go to Borgata Comedy Club (limited # of discounted tickets will be available for sale at the Conference Registration Desk)
(no CEUs) 



 6:45 AM On-Site Registration & Regular Registration Opens (Location: Borgata Event Center)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CE Workshop: Social Work Licensure: National and State Changes that Impact Professional Practice with (1 General, Ethics CEU)
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Conference Opening & Presidential Message
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Mauricio Cifuentes (3 Clinical, Social/Cultural CEUs)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch/ Visit Exhibit Hall or Private Practice Lunch & Learn (closed out)
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Workshops (4 CEUs)

List of available workshops for on-site registrants as of 4/12/18:


M01 (LEAD-Mod2)- Communications and Professional Development for Leaders

M02 (LEAD-Mod3)- Institutionalizing Diversity and Social Justice

M04 (FOR)- Justice Informed Clinical Practice in Family Court

M05 (LGBTQ)- Culturally Sensitive Approaches to Behavioral Care with LGBTQ Clients

M07 (SCH) -Mindfulness in High Schools: The Benefits and Contribution to a Positive School Climate

M09- Can Men be Discriminated Against? The Ethical Treatment of Men

M12- Ethics and Risk Management in the New Era of Social Work

M13- The Ethnic Match Myth

M14- Exploring the New NASW Cultural Competence Standards: United in Practice, Engagement, and Inclusion

M15- Integrating Cultural Humility To Enhance The Provision of Culturally Competence in Social Work Practice

M16- Sensory Processing: What is it? Why should a social worker care?

M17- Transformation Through Improvisation: The Therapeutic Value of Music Making

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Refreshment Break / Visit Exhibit Hall
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM NASW Member Celebration Dinner - for NASW Members only

6:45 AM On-Site Registration & Regular Registration Opens (Location: Borgata Event Center)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

CE Workshop- The Fierce Urgency of Now (1 General, Social/Cultural CEU)

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM T01 (LEAD-Mod4) Understanding Transparency in Management and Governance (must take all 3 days of Leadership Track)   
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Conference Announcements
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Keynote Speaker: Gregory Perkins (2 Clinical, Ethics CEUs)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hotel Checkout, Lunch, Visit Exhibit Hall and Exhibitor Raffle
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Workshops (2 CEUs)

List of available workshops for on-site registrants as of 4/12/18:

T03 (ATOD) - Deconstructing and Reconstructing Stories: Spiritual Direction As Social Work Intervention for Addiction

T05 (FOR) - Justice Informed Clinical Practice in Criminal Court

T06 (LGBTQ) - Aging and the LGBT + Community: Culturally Sensitive Practice Recommendations

T07 (LGBTQ) - How to Take a Trauma-Informed Sexual Hxstory

T10 - Balancing Clinical and Non-Clinical Strategies in Facilitating Transformational Change for Aged-Out Youth

T11 - The Circle of Insight: Promoting Social Work Social Justice Practice

T13 - Elder Economic Security- Defining the Problem and Connecting Seniors to Services

T14 - Families in Distress: The Residual Effect of Trauma on Military Families

T17 - On the Journey Towards Cultural Competency: Self-Awareness in the Therapeutic Relationship

T18 - Pastoral and Clinical Therapy: Empowering Each Other

T19 - Social Work Practice and Perinatal Loss

T20 - Where the Sistas At? Creating Safe Therapeutic Environments for Women of Color


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Short Break (no refreshments)
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Workshops (2 CEUs)

List of available workshops for on-site registrants as of 4/12/18:

T21 (ATOD) - Prenatal Alcohol Exposure-Impact,Implications,Interventions-What Every Social Worker Needs to Know

T22 (ATOD) - Safe Injection Facilities: An Emerging Frontier for Social Work Advocacy

T23 (FOR) - Justice Informed Clinical Practice in Civil Court

T24 (LGBTQ) - Ethical Practice with Transgender Persons: Considerations and Challenges

T25 (SCH) - Beyond Curb Appeal: Building a Positive School Climate from the Ground Up

T26 (SCH) - Strategies from Community Schools: A Model for Effective Community Work

T27 - The Application of Evidenced-Based Treatment and Social Justice in Groups

T28 - The benefits of narrative theory and techniques in hospice practice

T29 - Children of Immigration: Developmental Approach/ An Imperative for Social Justice

T30 - Delivering Culturally Competent Cancer Care: Oncology Social Workers' Impact on Oncology Patients

T31 - From Teenage to Old Age: Empowering Older Adults to Combat Peer Bullying

T32 - Got Faith? Exploring the Role of Spirituality in Social Work

T34 - Psychodynamic Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Cultural Perspective

T37 - Strategies to Strengthen Community-Based Services for Young People Exposed to Violence



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