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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 
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The Second Round of Social Work Speaks policies are available until April 14, 2014. NASW members may login and post comments about these policies at https://www.socialworkers.org/dacommentspollpord/default.asp?CatID=1.
These include half of the policies that are automatically referred to Delegate Assembly:

  • Affirmative Action
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Welfare Workforce (renamed from Public Child Welfare)
  • Electoral Politics
  • Homelessness
  • Long-Term Services and Supports (renamed from Long Term Care)
  • Role of Government, Social Policy and Social Work
  • Health Care (renamed from Health Care Policy)
  • Women in the Social Work Profession
  • Women's Issues
  • Youth Suicide

I am extremely pleased to inform you that Ms. Cheryl Bonneau is the new Executive Director of the Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-GA).  She comes to us with an impressive and extensive background in NASW at the administrative level.  Additional information will be posted on the Chapter’s webpage in the next week.  Please join me in welcoming Ms. Bonneau to NASW-GA. She starts work this month: March, National Social Work Month.

Bernita C. Berry, PhD, MSW

President, NASW-GA Chapter

Executive Director Cheryl Bonneau, MSW, with a focus on community organization and administration, provides a strong basis for her work with NASW Georgia Chapter. She received the Juris Doctor from the City University of New York School of Law. Professionally, her career has included service as a part-time college instructor, consultant, and assistant director.  Previously, she was the Executive Director of the NASW Alabama Chapter.

We are in the process of updating our web site. We appreciate your patience as we complete this process. If you are unable to find the information you need on our web site, please contact us at naswga@mindspring.com

 

 
Call for Presentations
 2014 Annual Conference
 
The 2014 Annual Conference Committee is seeking presentation proposals for our 26th Annual NASW-GA Conference. 1½-hour workshop proposals are being accepted for Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014.  The conference will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center. Priority consideration will be give to proposals received by the March 17, 2014 (extended) deadline.  Proposals can be submitted online:
or electronically to naswga@mindspring.com
 

 

Ethical Dilemma?

The NASW Code of Ethics offers a set of values, principles and standards to guide decision-making and everyday professional conduct forall social workers and social work students. Members facing an ethical dilemma may consult with the Chapter Ethics Committee or the NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review: http://www.socialworkers.org/nasw/ethics/consultation.asp

 

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Upcoming Workshops

5 ethics or core CE hours
Friday, April 25, 2014
Atlanta
 
Joint GSCSW & NASW-GA Conference            
5 ethics or core CE hours
Friday, May 23, 2014
Atlanta
 
 
 
Ethics CE Rule Change
 
Effective January 10, 2014, the Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists voted that Ethics continuing education hours can no longer be obtained online.  All ethics hours must now be obtained in person.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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