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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?

 

    

                       

 

Social Work Advocacy Day

“Social Workers and Social Justice”

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5404233

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016

 

Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

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

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

(Registration opens at 9:15 AM)

 

It’s not just for students anymore

featured speakers

Legislative Advocacy

Wendi L. Clifton, Esq.

NASW Georgia Chapter Legislative Advocate

 

Addressing the Georgia Board of Regent’s
Policy Manual Section 4.1.6

Jane McPherson, PhD, MSW, MPH, BA

Assistant Professor and

Faculty Fellow of the Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights

University of Georgia School of Social Work

  

 

Call for Presentations

NASW Georgia Chapter 28th Annual Conference

“Social Work: Forging Solutions Out of Challenges”

October 7 - 9, 2016
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345

 

NASW Georgia chapter is accepting 1½ hour workshop proposals for consideration for presentation on Friday, October 7 or Saturday, October 8, 2016

 

Proposals may be submitted electronically at https://naswga.site-ym.com/?2016PresentationCall

or by mailing the completed form and requested attachments before the March 15, 2016 deadline

 

Priority consideration will be given to workshop proposals 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 competency
  • cultural diversity
  • developmental disabilities
  • domestic violence/abuse
  • ethics (entire workshop must address social work practice 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
  • social work research
  • technological advances
  • TeleMental Health
  • therapeutic techniques
  • 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.

  

 

NASW 2016 Schedule for
An Hour With Private Practice:
Questions and Answers

 

http://www.socialworkers.org/practice/PP-FL-10416.PrivatePracticeQA.pdf


An Hour With Private Practice: Questions and Answers
is a free question and answer session for NASW members which is held every third Wednesday of the month from January through November. The monthly call-in sessions focus on a specific private practice subject. There is no registration and members can join in the discussion, ask questions, and make comments. These sessions provide members with important clinical social work updates impacting the delivery of mental health services.


                       

                              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:
http://www.socialworkers.org/nasw/ethics/consultation.asp

 

 

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Upcoming Workshops
      

 Contemporary Issues in Ethical Decision Making:
An Updated Guide for Mental Health Clinicians
 Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
  Friday, February 12, 2016
     6 ethics, core or TeleMental Health continuing education hours
Registration is Closed; The Workshop is Full

 

Mentor Program Event
Social Work Licensure:
The Art of Taking a Multiple Choice Exam

 Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
Saturday, February 13, 2016
1.5 core continuing education hours
Registration is Closed; The Workshop is Full
 

                       

Cultural Diversity: American Denial
   Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
  Friday, February 19, 2016
     4 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5536491

  

 Social Work Advocacy Day
"Social Workers and Social Justice"
Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
65 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive SE
Atlanta, GA  30312
        Thursday, February 25, 2016
          1.5 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5404233

                       

 

Mentorship Program Event
How to Market Yourself in a Competitive Job Market:
Cutting Edge Tips You Should Know

   Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
  Friday, February 26, 2016
      6 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=4170861

     

  Ethical Considerations of TeleMental Health Practice:
Key Challenges to Providing Distance Counseling
in an Ethical Manner

 Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
  Saturday, March 5, 2016
      6 ethics, core or TeleMental Health continuing education hours
             
Registration is Closed; The Workshop is Full

 

 Social Work: Forging Solutions Out of Challenges
Featuring:
Incorporating Aspects of Spirituality Into Well-Being and Ethical Practice
Stigma: Barrier to Recovery

Doubletree Hotel Augusta
 2651 Perimeter Parkway
Augusta, GA  30909
Thursday, March 10, 2016
          3 ethics & 3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5490081

     

 Essentials of Clinical Social Work Supervision
   Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
  Friday, March 11, 2015
     5 core continuing education hours
 http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5457552

   

2016 South Georgia Conference:
 "Social Work: Forging Solutions Out of Challenges"

Valdosta State University
 University Center, 1215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA  31601

Friday, March 25, 2016 & Saturday, March 26, 2016
             up to 12 continuing education hours
core, ethics & TeleMental Health hours available

Friday & Saturday Registration

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5799054

Friday Only Registration

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5799096

Saturday Only Registration

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5799138

 

 

Best Practice and Evidence Based
Practice Treatment Models:
An Integration of Treatment for Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders and Physical Health Issues

Macon Georgia State University Conference Center
100 College Station Drive, Professional Services Building
 Macon, GA 31206
          Thursday, March 31, 2016
            7 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5552577

   

Ethical Issues in Clinical Social Work Supervision
Macon Georgia State University Conference Center
100 College Station Drive, Professional Services Building
 Macon, GA 31206
         Friday, April 1, 2016
           5 ethics or core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=2890407

   

Psychopharmacology and Social Work Practice:
For the Non-Medically Trained

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
                        2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
Thursday, April 7, 2015
      6 core continuing education hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5696280

   

Advanced Issues in Supervisory Ethics:
 The Ethical Provision of Teleconferencing Based Supervision
and Supervision for the Ethical Use of E-Communications
designed to provide 3 hours of training required for the
Georgia licensure Chapter 135-11 TELEMENTAL HEALTH
“Training of the TeleMental Health Supervisor”
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
Thursday, April 7, 2015
 6 ethics, core or TeleMental Health continuing education hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5769066


   Mental Health Ethics and the Provision of Telemental Services:
A Detailed Overview for Mental Health Clinicians

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
 Friday, April 8, 2015
 6 ethics, core or TeleMental Health continuing education hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5777592


   Gender and Sexuality:Special Issues in Counseling
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
 Friday, April 8, 2015
  3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5880282


   Understanding Moral Injury From War
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
 Friday, April 8, 2015
  3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5880282


Social Work Licensure Exam Preparation Course
Prepared by Sophia Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
 Friday, April 8, 2016 & Saturday,  April 9, 2015
  14 core continuing education hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5710518


   Suicide Prevention with Veterans:
Theory and Practical Application

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Center Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
 Friday, April 8, 2015
  3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5880282


   Mental Health Ethics and the Provision of Telemental Services:
A Detailed Overview for Mental Health Clinicians

Demere Center for Living
 6000 Business Center Drive
Savannah, GA  31405
  Friday, April 29, 2015
 6 ethics, core or TeleMental Health continuing education hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=5841411


   

 

 

                   

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http://www.naswassurance.org/pli/professionals 

  

 

                                                 

                                        Legislative Update:

http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.naswga.org/resource/resmgr/Docs/LegislativeUpdate.pdf

   

 

 

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