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To better serve our members and social work community as a whole we have created this page.  This page holds many of our open events. Our mission is to promote the image and interests of professional social workers and the people served by them. By opening up our diverse, rich, and professionally reviewed events on eventbrite.com to a more diverse audience, we are promoting and enriching the social work professional community at large. We will still always post all NASWGA events and approved CE events on our www.naswga.org page. Our NASWGA members will still enjoy the benefits of our "Members First" motto with  discounts, perks, and free classes as we expand and enrich NASWGA imprint.  

 

 

Upcoming NASWGA Chapter In-Person CE Opportunities - Registration Now Open:

 

NASWGA & Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work Clark Atlanta University

Licensure Prep Program:

LCSW / LMSW Test Prep Course - This is a One day Course 

 

Date for Prep Course - Saturday June 30, 2018 

Registration:  8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.

Instruction Begins:   9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

FacilitatorDawn Apgar (see her brief bio below)

Venue:

Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work - Clark Atlanta University
Thayer Hall - 223 James P. Brawley Drive SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30311
Room 321

*Space Capacity is limited to 50"                                        

**Registration Cost (includes test prep guide - DO NOT PRE PURCHASE TEST GUIDES):

CAU SW Student  Registration Link is Below - Discount 

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=11477202 

*Prep Course Discount Awarded to CAU Social Work Students)
(Must be currently enrolled and ID presented on day of prep course)


IF YOU ARE NOT A CAU SW 
STUDENT, CLIICK ON LINK BELOW to REGISTER:

http://www.naswga.org/store/view_product.asp?id=11482473 

*Lite Snacks Provided   

*Lunch: Brown Bag -  There are a few eating venues near the testing site    

Facilitator Dawn Apgar’s Brief Bio.  
Dawn Apgar for nearly 20 years, 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, policy, and management experience in

Please Note: Third-party payment system username and password required to access NASW member rates through the NASWGA online credit card registration system (this is not the same as the online NASW member login and password). If creating a new username/password, please allow 2 business days for NASWGA to process the request. Questions call: 678-691-2112the social work field.

Refund Policy:
Refunds will be handled on a case by case basis. Call the NASWGA Chapter office at 678-691-2112


Other CE Events

 

 

Seniors at Home Alone: Helping Families Access the Risks Facing Older Loved Ones

Friday, June 29 (1 Day)

****Attendees can earn up to 3 Core Hours*****

 

In an aging society, more and more families are challenged with worries about loved ones, particularly elderly persons living alone.Families may also worry about persons, who, while not living alone, are living in their communities with spouses/family members, who are unable to adequately care for the person.As one worried daughter said, “My mom says she’s fine, but I’m worried about her being alone after Dad died.Should I insist that she leave her home to live with me or in a care facility?I want to respect her wishes, and I don’t know whether I should intervene . . .”

 

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seniors-at-home-alone-helping-families-asses-the-risks-facing-older-loved-ones-tickets-45532622299

 

  

  

NASW-GA’s SOGIGE Committee for a Pride Meet and Eat!

Join NASW-GA’s SOGIGE Committee for a Pride Meet and Eat!

Join the NASW-GA Chapter’s Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression Committee (SOGIGE) for our first annual Social Work Pride Meet and Eat. Learn about this exciting new committee. Meet fellow social workers. Network. Laugh. Have Fun. And Eat. 
Open to all LGBTQAI Social Workers and Allies. 

Attendees are responsible for the cost of their own food and drinks. 
So that we can set aside enough space, please RSVP by June 25th.


When: June 29th

Time: 6:30pm- 8:30pm

Where: No Mas! Cantina

180 Walker St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313 
Web address: nomascantina.com

RSVP by: June 25th

For ticket click below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nasw-gas-sogige-committee-for-a-pride-meet-and-eat-tickets-46997159770?aff=efbeventtix

  

Effective Clinical Supervision of the Mental Health Professional A Comprehensive Overview to Building the Essential Knowledge and Skills

Friday, August 10 & Saturday August 11 (2 days)

****Attendees can earn up to 12 Core Hours*****

 

Presenting a two-day supervisory conference, comprised of up to 12 hours of learning in supervision, to provide the new mental health supervisor with a detailed overview of important supervisory concepts and tools, and the experienced supervisor with a comprehensive review of important supervisory concepts.  This conference will also include 6 hours of Supervisory Ethics. For Professional Counselors, these hours may be used towards securing or maintaining the CPCS certification that is required by September 30, 2018

Facilitator: Charlie Safford, LCSW

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/effective-clinical-supervision-of-the-mental-health-professional-a-comprehensive-overview-to-tickets-45569057277

 

 

 

Ethical Decision Making: A Primer for Mental Health Clinicians

Friday, August 31 (1 day)

****Attendees can earn up to 6 Ethics Hours*****

This one-day introductory course on ethics is designed to help the mental health clinician understand the key components of the process of making ethical decisions, using some scenarios to highlight some of the common ethical dilemmas that counselors are likely to face. This program will cover the key principles of ethical decision making, including the steps and stages of making an ethical decision, which principles and interests are being balanced when making an ethical decision, how these principles and interests work in the complex relationships that are created when a clinician works with clients, and how to use the ethical decision process worksheet and the 10 best models of ethical decision making to structure the ethical decision-making process.

Facilitator: Charlie Safford, LCSW

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ethical-decision-making-a-primer-for-mental-health-clinicians-tickets-45570151550