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Welcome to the NASW Georgia Chapter web site!
Our members  are
 The Power of Social Work 
in the Peach State.  Won't you 
join us?



Preconference Workshops
Thursday, October 22

 Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Atlanta, GA  30345

Full-Day Sessions:

DSM-5™ in Action: Application, Assessment and Treatment Strategy
6 core continuing education hours


Behavioral Health Integration: Improving Patient Care and Coordination Through Multidisciplinary Teamwork
7 core continuing education hours

 Morning Sessions:

Supporting Families As They Care for a Loved One with Dementia
3 core continuing education hours


Understanding the Rainbow: Social Work Considerations on Diversity and Needs of the LGBTTQQIAAP (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies and Pansexual) Populations
Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Atlanta, GA  30345
3 core continuing education hours


Ethics in Motion: Application for Practice
Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Atlanta, GA  30345
3 core continuing education hours

 Afternoon Sessions:

Mentorship Leadership Program
Leadership Development: Maturity, Mentorship and Membership
3 core continuing education hours


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Real Story
3 core continuing education hours


Working with Elder Resistance: A Family Systems Approach
3 core continuing education hours

27th Annual NASW-GA Conference


Early Bird Registration

Conference Theme – Social Work Paves the Way for Change


Up to 20 Continuing Education Hours Available

depending on days of attendance

(Friday = 7.5 hours; Saturday = 7.5 hours; Sunday = 5 ethics hours)


Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25, 2015

Marriott Atlanta Century Center


Early Bird Registration Deadline is August 31, 2015

2-day or 3-day Early Bird Registration Rates* available:

*Includes Friday and Saturday Reception Attendance


Click the link below for annual conference program updates



Register early to save money!

Workshops will be assigned on a first come basis.

Early bird registrants will be given first priority in selecting workshops.

    Register online by credit card (third-party payment system username and password required to access NASW member rates through online registration) 

 Sponsorship/Advertising Opportunities


We invite you to participate as a Sponsor/Advertiser at the 27th NASW Georgia Chapter Annual Conference Social Work Paves the Way for Change


Our conference typically attracts 300-350 daily attendees.  These professionals work in a variety of practice areas – including healthcare, mental health, educational, private practice, institutional and community-based settings, serving a variety of clients of all demographics and ages. Participant’s diversity of practice settings assures an appealing audience for organizations recruiting social work professionals, seeking referrals, or marketing products and services.  This year’s conference offers up to 20 continuing education hours (both core and ethics hours are available in our conference program). 


There are a limited number of opportunities available for each sponsorship level, so don’t delay in reserving your space to ensure participation.


If you are unable to participate at one of the sponsor levels, please also consider the advertising possibilities as a way to communicate your organization’s message, products, services,  and/or needs to our diverse group of conference attendees.


2015 Annual Conference Sponsors


The University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus (Reception Sponsor)

Foundations Atlanta (Gold Sponsor)

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia (Bronze)
Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation (Bronze)

Georgia State University School of Social Work (Bronze)

Laurel Heights Hospital (Bronze)

Social Work prn (Bronze)


Legislative Update:



New NASW Georgia Chapter SW Page on Facebook


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If you have any questions about the new page, contact Chapter staff at or (404) 525-8047

We look forward to you visiting our new page and friending us!





Upcoming Workshops

  Behavioral Health Integration / Reflections on Professional Ethics Conference


 Doubletree by Hilton Augusta
 2651 Perimeter Parkway
  Augusta, GA  30909
 Thursday, July 30, 2015 & Friday, July 31, 2015

Thursday & Friday (6 core & 3 ethics)


Thursday Only (6 core)


Friday Only (3 ethics or core)
in partnership with NASW-GA
Contemporary Issues in Ethical
Decision Making: An Updated Guide for Mental Health

      Hospice Savannah
 1352 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, GA  31416
5 ethics or core continuing education hours


The Science of
Secondary Traumatic Stress

      Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
    Friday, August 21, 2015
   3 core continuing education hours


The New Knowledge Base of Addressing Trauma: What's New and Important to Know from Emerging Research - and How to Use It to Improve Your Practice

      University Center Cypress Room
Valdosta State University
  1215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA  31601
   Saturday, August 22, 2015
    7 core continuing education hours


 Treatment Planning and Documentation Training

 Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
Friday, September 4, 2015
   8 core continuing education hours


 Distance Counseling/Telemental Health: An Introductory Overview for Mental Health Clinicians

 Westin Atlanta North
 7 Concourse Parkway NW
 Atlanta, GA  30328
Friday, September 25, 2015
   5 core & 2 ethics (or 7 telemental health)
continuing education hours



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                           Ethical Dilemma?

The NASW Code of Ethics offers a set of values, principles and standards to guide decision-making and everyday professional conduct for all social workers and social work students. Members facing an ethical dilemma may consult with the national NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review:





NASW Georgia Chapter
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 830
Atlanta, GA  30303
(404) 525-8047
(404) 525-8050 fax