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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.
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.
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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NASW joined 235+ organizations in signing a letter addressed to President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris calling on them to use executive authority to cancel federal student debt on day one of their administration.  Read the article in Americans for Financial Reform
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January 2021
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the opportunity to attend Antioch College laboratory school and later Oberlin College.  She earned both a Bachelor's and Masterr's degrees. 
Terrells' activism was ignited by a friend's lynching.  She joined Ida B. Wells-Barnett in anti-lynching campaigns, but her focus remained on the belief of racial uplift, that blacks would help end racial discrimination by advancing themselves and other members of the 
Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954)  Mary Church Terrell was a well-known Black American activist who championed racial equality and women’s suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th century.  She was an Oberlin College graduate and was part of the rising black middle and upper class who used their position to fight racial discrimination.  She 
race through education, work, and community activism.  She founded the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) in 1896 and was president from 1896 to 1901. She fought for women's suffrage and civil rights because she realized she belonged “to the only group in this country that has two such huge obstacles to surmount...both sex and race.” Terrell later became one of the founding members of the National Association of Colored People (NAACP), and she also founded the American Association of University Women.  She fought against segregation in public places and was victorious when in 1953 the Supreme Court ruled that segregated eating establishments were unconstitutional.  She died 4 years later.
Chicago- Michals, Debra. "Mary Church Terrell." National Women's History Museum. 2017.
was the daughter of former slaves whose affluence and belief in higher education afforded her
Effective February 22, 2021, NASW Georgia Chapter's new address will be:  2200 Henderson Mill Rd. NE, Suite 308, Atlanta, GA  30345. The new phone and fax numbers are  
                                         Phone: 678-538-9873 
                                         Fax:      678-538-9874
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, chapter staff continues 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
Social Work at Grady Hospital:  Challenges and Rewards
January 21, 2021
by Charlene Turner, LCSW
Grady Hospital in Atlanta is one of the largest public hospitals in the Southeast. Social work in this setting presents some unique challenges; but is rewarding in the sense that it provides an opportunity to meet the needs of an underserved population.  This book contains human 
interest stories and memorable events which occurred over four decades as described by many social work contributors. The book is a must-read for medical social workers and social work students, but would also appeal to anyone in the healthcare field. Visit Amazon for purchase: Social Work At Grady Hospital: Challenges and Rewards (9798589510560): Turner LCSW, Charlene: Books
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