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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?

 

    

Full 2016 Annual Conference Brochure Available at

/resource/resmgr/docs/2016NASWGAconferencebrochure.pdf

 

 

  Advanced Registration Deadline

September 30, 2016

28th Annual
NASW Georgia Chapter Conference

Social Work: Forging Solutions Out of Challenges

Friday, October 7, 2016
through
Sunday, October 9, 2016

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345

 3-day Registration (Fri, Sat & Sun)
offering up to 20 CE hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6200301

2-day (Fri & Sat)
offering up to 15 CE hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6200322

 

2-day  (Fri & Sun)
offering up to 12.5 CE hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6200364

 

2-day (Sat & Sun)
offering up to 12.5 CE hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6200385

 

Friday Only

offering 7.5 CE hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=7126716

 

 Saturday Only

offering up to 7.5 CE hours

 http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=7126821

 

Sunday Only

offering 5 ethics or core CE hours

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=7126884

  

Conference Hotel Room Reservations Link
(limited available on first come, first serve basis) 

 

http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=National%20Association%20of%20Social%20Workers%20-%20Georgia%20Chapter%5Eatlne%60nawnawa%6092.00%60USD%60false%604%6010/4/16%6010/10/16%6010/3/16&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

  

Annual Conference Sponsor Opportunities

http://www.naswga.org/resource/resmgr/Docs/2016_NASWGA_Conference_Spons.pdf

 

Friday Plenary Sponsors


 Valdosta State University Department of Social Work

http://www.valdosta.edu/colleges/education/social-work

  

The University of Alabama School of Social Work

www.socialwork.ua.edu


 Saturday Plenary Sponsors

  

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

 www.ngpg.org

 

WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

 www.wellcare.com/en/Georgia

 

Gold Sponsors


NASW Assurance Services, Inc.

 http://www.naswassurance.org

    

University of Georgia School of Social Work

http://www.ssw.uga.edu 

   

Silver Sponsor

 

 Greenleaf Center

www.greenleafhospital.com

Bronze Sponsors

 

Georgia State University School of Social Work
www.socialwork.gsu.edu

   

SouthCare Cremation & Funeral Society

www.southcare.us

 

The Carter Treatment Center

  

Amerigroup Community Care

www.amerigroup.com 

 

 West Love, Ltd.

www.amerigroup.com

 

 Coastal Harbor Health System

www.coastalharbor.com

Advertisers

 

CSRA Area Agency on Aging


Georgia Association of Area Agencies on Aging


Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia

www.silcga.org

 

Integrated Behavioral Health dba BHL

 

Social Work Unlimited, LLC

 

American Society of Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama (ASGPP)

   

    

  

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.

 

 

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If you have any questions about the page,
contact Chapter staff at
naswga@mindspring.com or (404) 525-8047

   

                       

Upcoming Workshops
                       
                                               

Please Note:
Third-party payment system log in with username and password required to access NASW member rates through the NASW-GA online credit card registration system
(this is not the same as the online NASW member login and password)

If a log in has not been created,
nonmember rates automatically populate as the registration price
    

                  

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

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    6 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6558288

      

 Collaborative and Proactive Solutions:
Successfully Treating Oppositional Behavior in Children

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    6 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6843783

     

Ethics and Risk Management in the New Era of Social Work
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
3 ethics or core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6877194

  

Aging and Developmental Disabilities:
Declining in Cognitive Functioning

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6844350

 

 

Suicide Prevention with Veterans:
Theory and Practical Application

 
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6864720

 

Social Work in Appalachia,
An Internal Colony

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
1:15 PM - 4:45 PM
 3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6845127

Navigating a Traumatic Past:
A Practical Guide to Trauma-Informed Care

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
      Thursday, October 6, 2016
1:15 PM - 4:45 PM

3 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6592392

 

          

 Social Work Licensure Exam Preparation Course
Prepared by Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA  30345
     Friday, October 7, 2016 & Saturday, October 8, 2016
   14 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=6958947

     

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

Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
Friday, November 4, 2016
6 core continuing education hours
https://naswga.site-ym.com/store/ViewProduct.aspx?id=7451124

   

 Cultural Diversity:
The Obesity Epidemic in the United States

Woodruff Volunteer Center
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30303
     Saturday, January 28, 2017
   4.5 core continuing education hours
http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=7191396

       
                       

 2016 Georgia Social Work Licensure Renewal

Thirty-five (35) hours of continuing education
are required to renew each license (LMSW and LCSW)
for each two year licensure cycle

 http://www.naswga.org/?page=GALicensureRenewal

 The current licensure cycle for LCSWs and LMSWs licensed in the state of Georgia began October 1, 2014 and ends September 30, 2016. Continuing education (CE) hours for the licensure cycle must be obtained during the same time period.

TELEMENTAL HEATH AND
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOUR REQUIREMENTS - BOARD RULE 135-11-.01

****Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists****

 

  • If you are conducting/providing any form of TeleMental health services then you must have completed the required continuing education hours pursuant to the new Board rule. 
  • If you are not conducting/providing any form of TeleMental health services, then the licensee is not responsible for obtaining these TeleMental health continuing education hours unless desired. 
  • Please see Rule 135-11-.01 for all requirements.
  • If the licensee has taken the hours required in this section within the last 5 years, those hours do not need to be repeated in order to meet the requirements under this section.

The new TeleMental Health Chapter/Rule
became effective on October 7, 2015

 

Thirty-five (35) hours of continuing education are required to renew each license for each two year licensure cycle

 http://www.naswga.org/?page=GALicensureRenewal 

The current licensure cycle for LCSWs and LMSWs licensed in the state of Georgia began October 1, 2014 and ends September 30, 2016. Continuing education (CE) hours for the licensure cycle must be obtained during the same time period.

 

Thirty-five (35) hours of continuing education are required to renew each license for each two year licensure cycle:

 

  • A minimum of five (5) of the thirty-five (35) hours shall be specifically designated as continuing education in professional ethics relating to any of the specialties of Professional Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy. Continuing education hours in professional ethics cannot be obtained through independent study. The Composite Board for Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists voted on January 10, 2014 on a licensure change to Ethics requirements for Continuing Education. Also, ethics continuing education content can no longer be obtained through online or distance learning means.  Effective January 10, 2014, all Ethics Continuing Education hours must be received in person.

  • Of the remaining thirty (30) hours, a minimum of fifteen (15) shall be core hours and not more than fifteen (15) shall be related hours.

  • A maximum of ten (10) hours of continuing education may be obtained online for each two-year renewal period.
     

TELEMENTAL HEATH AND CONTINUING EDUCATION HOUR REQUIREMENTS
BOARD RULE 135-11-.01

****Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists****

 

  • If you are conducting/providing any form of telemental health services then you must have completed the required continuing education hours pursuant to the new Board rule. 
  • If you are not conducting/providing any form of telemental health services, then the licensee is not responsible for obtaining these telemental health continuing education hours unless desired. 
  • Please see Rule 135-11-.01 for all requirements.
  • If the licensee has taken the hours required in this section within the last 5 years, those hours do not need to be repeated in order to meet the requirements under this section.

 

The new TeleMental Health Chapter/Rule became effective on October 7, 2015.

 

http://rules.sos.ga.gov/gac/135-11

  


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NASW Assurance Services

The Social Worker's One Place
for Professional Liability Insurance

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

   

   

 

 

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

  

                                            

NASW National
Professional Education and Training Center


 

The Professional Development department at the National NASW  office has discontinued the WebEd online continuing education program and moved some of the material to the Professional Education and Training Center (http://www.socialworkers.org/naswproed), so that all CE offerings are in one location:

www.NASWProEd.com.

 

 

                                                 

                                        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