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 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 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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Non-NASWGA Event

Click here to see our most recent Georgia job postings!

Looking for supervision? See our Approved Supervisor Registry here.

Stress, Burnout and Vicarious Trauma in the Workplace: 
What Healthcare professionals need to know and do to get help and how to develop/implement their own Self-Care Plan
Online Webinar
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Date:  December 10, 2021 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (EST)
           (Breaks and Lunch are included in course training)
 6 Core CEU's - Cost is $72.99
To Register Visit LEJ Behavioral Health Services, LLC
Website:  http://www.lejbhs.com
Workshop Abstract/Description: Healthcare Professionals have a long history of being responsible for helping individuals who are in need of mental health and co-occurring disorders services to society’s most vulnerable populations.  Since the COVID Pandemic, our profession has become increasingly difficult to manage our day-to-day stress in the workplace and in our personal lives. This self-care workshop is designed to help healthcare professionals examine their deficits with the help of stress, burnout, and vicarious trauma assessment/evaluation tools and how to develop and utilize self-care resources that is necessary to manage stress in their lives.

Experiential Activities: Relaxation, stress, and guided imagery techniques and stress/ burnout inventory tools will be used to assist participants with identifying and managing stress in the workplace. Exercise- Development of Your Own Self-Care Plan Activity

 Presenter:  Dr. Lucy R. Cannon, LCSW, LICSW,CCDP-D, MATS

**CE Application Program Temporarily Closing**

The NASW-GA CE Application Approval Program is not accepting applications from December 13, 2021, to January 7, 2022. The program will begin accepting applications again on January 10, 2022. If you wish to have an application reviewed before December 13, 2021, the NASW-GA Chapter must receive it by 5 p.m. on November 30, 2021. Thank you, NASW-GA.