IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS
In compliance with 135-9-0.3-.01 Emergency Rule COVID-19 In-Person Continuing Education (CE) Requirements for Renewal Cycle 9/30/2020 issued by the GA Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists effective April 2, 2020, NASW-GA will offer live-streamed and webinar continuing education workshops. (The Emergency Rule places NO limit on the number of continuing education hours, including ethics hours, that may be obtained online.) For more information on COVID-19, Please click on the Resources tab above.
Grief and Loss During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Coronavirus and Ethics
Trauma-Informed Online Teaching: Essential for the Coming Academic Year
The Critical Role Social Workers are Playing During COVID-19 Crisis. "Heroes on the Front Lines."
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Coronavirus and Minorities
Dr. Shear is the founding director of the Center on Complicated Grief within the School of Social Work. View the video HERE.
Social Impact LIVE - 04/07/2020. Social Impact LIVE Host Richard Hara sites down with Dr. Katherine Shear, the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia School of Social Work and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, to discuss strategies for processing losses and handling grief, especially in light of the disruptions to grief support systems and postponement of funeral rites.
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.
Continuing education classes are offered, some free to NASWGA members.