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NASW-GA & University of Georgia School of Social Work Licensure Prep Course

Presented by Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Friday, June 23, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

University of Georgia School of Social Work – Gwinnett Satellite Site

2350 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA  30043

NASW Georgia Chapter is very happy to announce a collaborative partnership with the University of Georgia School of Social Work around a licensure prep program. Dawn Apgar is the noted licensure exam preparation creator, author and facilitator.

Lunch: Brown Bag – There are a few eating venues near the testing site.

Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW has been helping social workers across the country pass the ASWB® examinations associated with all levels of licensure. In recent years, she has worked in numerous states to assist with establishing statewide licensure test preparation programs.

Dr. Apgar has done research on licensure funded by the American Foundation for Research and Consumer Education in Social Work Regulation and is currently chairperson of her state’s social work licensing board. She is a past President of the New Jersey Chapter of NASW and has been on its National Board of Directors. In 2014, the Chapter presented her with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Apgar has taught in both undergraduate and graduate social work programs and has extensive direct practice, police, and management experience in the social work field.

Registration is limited to 40 Participants


NASW Members $100 l Nonmembers $150

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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 (, so that all CE offerings are in one location:





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West Region (Valdosta) Conference, Valdosta (Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10)
Valdosta State University, University Center, 1215 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA 31698
9:00 AM – 4:15 PM
12 continuing education hours (9 core and 3 ethics hours program content)
Friday & Saturday Registration

Friday Only Registration

Saturday Only Registration


Ethical Decision Making in the 21st Century:

New Challenges, New Solutions for Mental Health Clinicians

Atlanta (Saturday, June 17)
NASW Georgia Chapter

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
5 ethics or core continuing education hours


DSM-5™ and ICD-10-CM: Application, Assessment and Treatment Strategy, Macon (Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7)
Middle Georgia State University Conference Center, 100 College Station Drive, Professional Sciences Center, Macon, GA 31206
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
12 core continuing education hours




Please note: Continuing education programs approved by NASW Georgia Chapter meet social work continuing education requirements of the Georgia Composite Board for social workers licensed in Georgia (see Chapter 135.9 Continuing Education,

Social workers and others licensed/certified in another professional discipline and/or state should check with their licensure/certification/regulatory entity to determine if the above program meets their continuing education needs




NASW Georgia Chapter
2300 Henderson Mill Road NE
Suite 125
Atlanta, GA  30345
(678) 691-2112
(678) 691-2068 fax