The update includes a link to a consent form for use if a social worker
decides to require clients to be vaccinated before in-person sessions.
The 2020 and 2021 articles should be read together.
COVID Resources
 
Why Join NASW?
     Here are a few reasons:
  • NASW offers assistance with ethics issues, including free ethics consulations by phone.
  • NASW Assurance Services offers liability insurance designed just for social workers, as well as auto and home, life and disability, and wellness insurance.
  • Connect with your peers and join the online MyNASW Community. It's the perfect place for knowledge exchange and professional networking.
  • The NASW Legal Defense Fund provides financial and legal assistance and support for legal cases and issues of concern to NASW members and the social work profession.
  • Receive a two-for-one NASW membership-both the national and your local chapter are included in your dues.  Join advocacy efforts on issues that impact you and your clients.  
  • Take an NASWGA class to prepare you to take the LMSW or LCSW licensing exam, or to educate you on social work supervision.
  • Add your voice to the over 120,000 members of NASW, the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world.
Counseling
Are you a social worker  looking  for an approved NASWGA supervisor, or are you a  social work supervisor looking for supervisees?   Visit  our  Approved Supervisor Registry page for more information.
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CHAPTER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Effective April 2, 2021, NASW Georgia Chapter's new address is - 
2300 Henderson Mill Rd. NE, Suite 308, Atlanta, GA  30345.

Effective Immediately, below are the chapter's new phone and fax numbers:  
Phone: 678-538-9873 
Fax:      678-538-9874
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, chapter staff continue to work remotely. Even though the staff is working remotely, we are still reachable by e-mail and phone. However, e-mail messaging is the quickest way to receive a response. Please note the chapter’s hours of operation are Mon-Weds. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Thurs. (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), and Fri. (9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.). For event/workshop/practice updates, visit the chapter website at https://www.naswga.org.

NASW Georgia has a new main email address!  It is no longer admin.naswga@socialworkers.org

It is now contact.naswga@socialworkers.org

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Thank you NASWGA Conference Sponsors!
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Click here to see our most recent Georgia job postings!

Looking for supervision? See our Approved Supervisor Registry here.

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collective trauma caused by a natural disaster, many individuals and families may find themselves without the basic necessities (food, clothing and shelter). NASW-GA stands in support of NASW state chapters as they move to rebuild, repair and recover from this devastating event.  Here are some resources if you need assistance or want to help:

 

At least six states - Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, and Tennessee - were hit by tornadoes on Friday night.  As a result of this

  • Disaster Distress Helpline (SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration):  800-985-5990

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (To apply for federal assistance) - fema.gov

  • Disaster Assistance (works with FEMA) - disasterassistance.gov

  • redcross.org - to donate money or blood

  • Direct Relief - Mobilizes medical equipment and supplies for tornado-ravaged communities.  They are rated #1 on charitynavigator.org.

  • salvationarmyusa.org - For donations and assistance

Practical Applications of the New
Neuroscience in Mental Health Practice

Webinar Series

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NASW Georgia Chapter is proud to present a four-day conference, comprised of up to 20 core CE hours of learning, to provide mental health professionals with a powerful learning experience in affective neuroscience. Clinicians will learn and apply the latest knowledge and skills from recent research and practice in affective neuroscience.  This conference will increase each attendee’s knowledge of  key scientists and clinicians in this area of practice.  The attendee will learn how to apply their key concepts in an easy-to-follow, practical way to improve client outcomes.

Dates:  February 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2022
Time:   9:00 am to 4:00 pm
CE's:     20 Core Hours
Facilitator:  Charlie Safford, LCSW

The Power of Gratitude

East Region Lunch N' Learn

When:  January 28, 2022
Time:   12:00pm - 1:00pm
1 Free Core CE
Presenter:  Jan N. Yates, LCSW
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The link to order four free COVID tests per household is now live.  Click here www.covidtests.gov to order.
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