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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?


Call for Nominations for
2015 Chapter Elections 

January 31, 2015 Deadline



 Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

(Registration open at 9:15 AM)



Legislative Session Update

Lunch with Invited Legislators

Information on Advocacy and Current Georgia Legislation

Networking with Social Work Students/Faculty and Chapter Leadership

Child Welfare & Policy Resource Information


Registration Fee:
$20 by February 8, 2015
$25 after February 8, 2015


Register online by credit card at

 or submit this form with check or money order

by Friday, February 20, 2015 to guarantee attendance and lunch

Registration will be closed
if we reach attendance capacity for the venue


2015 Annual Conference (October 2015)
Call for Presentations


If you are interested in submitting a 1½  hour workshop proposal for consideration for presentation on Friday, October 22, 2015 or Saturday, April 23,  2015, proposals may be submitted electronically on the NASW-GA web site at and by sending the additional requested attachment(s) – resume(s) or CV(s) – before the February 28, 2015 deadline.


27th Annual Conference
Theme: Social Work Paves the Way for Change
Atlanta (Friday, October 22, 2015 – Sunday, October 24, 2015)

Location: Atlanta Marriott Century Center

2000 Century Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA  30345

Call for Presentations:


Priority consideration will be given to workshop proposals received by the deadline and addressing the areas of addiction/substance abuse; administration/management; advocacy; aging/eldercare/hospice; behavioral disorders; case management; children and families; clinical practice; community action/organization; cultural diversity; developmental disabilities; ethics (entire workshop must address ethics); geriatrics/gerontology; healthcare/medical social work; leadership; licensure/supervision; mental health; military/veterans; private practice; self-care; school social work; social justice; social policy/welfare; social work educators; technological advances; therapeutic techniques; and treatment modalities.

Preference will be given to presentations in which the primary workshop content and topic are related to direct social work practice application.  Workshops (in particular those that include technology, electronic practice enhancements or other social media, research, and/or resources) must primarily focus on and have a clear relationship and applicability to social work practice.


Ebola: A Social Work Guide


As a Global Profession,
Social Workers Practice in Diverse Communities and Settings

The Guide provides an overview of Ebola, social work practice issues, reflections from social workers in the U.S. and abroad, behavioral health resources, and lists ways to support our fellow social workers overseas.


New NASW Georgia Chapter SW Page on Facebook


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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!


Licensure Renewal


Be sure to check to confirm that your renewal date has been updated for this licensure renewal period (October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2016) at


Effective July 1, 2012, the Professional Licensing Boards no longer mails pocket cards to licensees. You may visit the Board's website at print your license at the following link:


NASW Assurance Services

The Social Worker's One Place
for Professional Liability Insurance 



                                  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:



Upcoming Workshops

Professional Ethics

Doubletree by Hilton Augusta
2651 Perimeter Parkway, Augusta, GA  30909
Saturday, February 21, 2015
 5 ethics or core continuing education hours


Transforming Trauma Mini-Conference
Transforming Trauma-How to Do This Work
and Not Completely Lose Our Minds

presented by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, MSW 
The Science of Secondary Traumatic Stress
presented by Brian E. Bride, PhD, MSW, MPH

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
7 Concourse Parkway NW, Atlanta, GA  30328
Friday, February 27, 2015
 7 core continuing education hours


South Georgia Conference

Wiregrass Technical College
Brooks Hall Conference Center
4089 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, GA  31602
Friday, March 6 & Saturday, March 7, 2015
6.5 core continuing education hours (Fri)
5 ethics/core continuing education hours (Sat)
(Friday & Saturday 2-Day Registration)
(Friday Only Registration) (Saturday Only Registration)


  It’s All Too Much - Intergenerational Trauma and Socioeconomic (SES) Oppression

Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
 Saturday, March 21, 2015
   2.5 core continuing education hours


  Essentials of Clinical Supervision

Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
Friday, May 15, 2015
  5 core continuing education hours


 Technology, Ethical Challenges
and Social Work Practice

  Hyatt Regency Savannah
 2 West Bay Street
Savannah, GA  31401
 Saturday, June 13, 2015
  5 ethics or  core continuing education hours




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