February 26, 2015 Continuing Ed. Events Licensing Students Classified

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North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Main: 732-296-8070
Fax: 732-296-8074

Christine James, MSW

Walter X. Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director

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Need CEUs? Review “Tip Sheet” to Understand the CE Regulations

NASW-NJ has developed a “Tip Sheet” to help you understand what CE courses are accepted in NJ.

Make sure you read it before you choose your CE courses:

2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference
& Exhibition

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2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference and Exhibition
The Meeting of the Profession
Creating a Culture of Collaboration

The Borgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City – May 3-5, 2015

More than 450 people are registered so far, so make sure to secure your seat!

Have friends and colleagues who aren't NASW Members yet? NASW Members get up to a $130 discount on their registration fees. Tell them to join NASW before registering for Conference so they can get their discount!

Please note that the following courses are already CLOSED OUT:

S01 (LEAD-Mod1) Leadership Skills for Social Workers
T07 Collaboratively Developing Spiritual Competence Based On Social Work Values and Ethics
T17 Brain Research on Memory and Recall: Collaborating with Neuroscience

Click HERE for Cost, Information and Registration

Annual Conference Exhibitor Prospectus Now Available!

Meet face-to-face with over 1,000 potential future customers, employees, and referral sources from the greater New Jersey social work community.

The 2015 NASW-NJ Annual Conference will be held on May 3-5, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City.

Download the Prospectus at and see pages 6-7 for registration details.

If you're interested in serving as one of our premier conference sponsors at the $3,000 and up level, please contact Suzanne Levy at as soon as possible to discuss available opportunities.

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Presenters & Agencies! Apply to the CE Approval Collaborative

Do you offer a quality, cutting-edge course for social work professionals in New Jersey?

Would you like your course to be more attractive to social work professionals by offering continuing education credits?

If you answered YES to these questions, we invite you to apply to The New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative (CE Approval Collaborative).

The CE Approval Collaborative is recognized by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE) as an approving entity for social work continuing education credits in this state and will offer a comprehensive review process for the approval of quality social work continuing education courses.

Application and materials are available on the NASW-NJ Website through the Continuing Education drop-down menu. The CE Approval Collaborative must receive your application at least 90 days before your course will occur.

Eligibility & Application HERE

Upcoming CE Workshop by NJ Association of Health Care Social Workers

Psychosocial and Cultural Issues of the Latino Population
(3 Social/Cultural Competence CEUs)
Presenter: Jennie L. Rodriguez, M.Div, MSW

March 25, 2015
North Brunswick, NJ

COST: $15 for members of NJAHCSW, $40 for non-members

Information & Registration HERE

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March is Social Work Month! Choose 1 FREE Workshop to Celebrate!

NASW-NJ members can choose 1 FREE 3-CEU workshop in March, in celebration of Social Work Month! SW Month logo

You can attend any of the workshops offered during March, but only 1 is FREE! Seating is limited.

March 2, 2015, 10am-1pm
In-home Counseling: Leave Your Baggage at the Door

March 6, 2015, 1pm-4pm
ADD and ADHD: What Do We Really Know About Them?
(3) Clinical CEUs
Westampton, NJ (Burlington County)
Presenter: Eric Johnson, PhD, LCSW, LMFT

March 13, 2015, 1pm-4pm
Ethics in Action: When Core Values Clash

March 27, 2015, 10am-1pm
21st Century Drugs: A Quick, Yet Complete, Crash Course

Registration is online only at:

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Upcoming CE Course

Note: we are still adding courses to our schedule, so please check our Calendar at for new additions.

Understanding and Working with the DSM-5:
Diagnostic Changes and Clinical Implications
(5 Clinical CEUs)

Back by popular demand!

Presenter: Amanda Mathisen Stylianou, LCSW

The ability to assess and diagnose is a core competency for mental health providers. Upcoming changes in the new DSM manual will require practitioners to modify their current understanding of diagnostic symptoms and categories. This one-day workshop will describe the development of the DSM-5, the changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to the existing diagnoses.

NASW Member- $80.00
Non-Member- $125.00
NASW Gold Card Member- $50.00
NASW Student Member- $50.00

Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 10:30am - 4:30pm in Cherry Hill
Registration for April 4th:

Upcoming Test Prep Courses

LSW - Masters
Test Preparation Course

March 22, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE

LCSW - Clinical
Test Preparation Course

April 17, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE

LSW - Masters
Test Preparation Course

April 18, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Info & Registration HERE

Clinical Supervision Course

Clinical Supervision - 3-day Course
(20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social and Cultural Competence CEUs)
Instructor: Patricia O’Dell, LCSW

April 10 - 12, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Cost for this course:
NASW Member - $275.00
Non-Member - $350.00
NASW Gold Card Member - $250.00

Info, Cost and Registration HERE

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Specialty Practice Section Webinars

These webinars are ONLY available to members of NASW National's Specialty Practice Sections.

Not a Sections member? SPS webinars are a free benefit of Sections membership. Webinars are also available on demand. If you would like to learn more about Sections, visit


March 3, 2015–Using Practical Approaches: Stress Management for Professionals
1.5 CE Credits Offered
Presenter: Jessica Holton, MSW, LCSW, LCAS

Stress can be defined as a response to a perceived threat, challenge, or change. We live in a high-paced society that focuses on productivity and monetary gain. Our profession can be very fulfilling for many; however, there are often intense components to navigate. Discover self-care interventions to manage signs and symptoms of stress.

March 10, 2015–Ethical Challenges Working with Children, Families and Schools
3 CE Credits Offered
Presenter: Frederic G. Reamer, PhD

Presented by Frederic G. Reamer, PhD, this webinar provides an overview of complex ethical issues pertaining to social work with children, families, and schools. Learn how to identify ethical dilemmas, protect clients, prevent professional malpractice, and avoid liability.

Click here to register for these Webinars.

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Private Practice Special Interest Group (PPSIG) Meetings
(No CEUs)

North/Central PPSIG

Monday, March 9, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 pm

People Care Center
120 Finderne Ave.
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Click HERE to Register


Tuesday, March 10, 2015
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Office of Colleen Fitzpatrick, LCSW
10 Mount Vernon Ave
Haddonfield, NJ  08033

Click HERE to Register

Monmouth/Ocean PPSIG

Thursday, March 12, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Tinton Falls EMS
46 Old Mills Road
Tinton Falls NJ  07724

Virginia Downey, LCSW will be presenting on Distance Therapy.

Click HERE to Register

Mercer/Burlington PPSIG *NEW*

March 23, 2015
9:30 - 11:30 am

1530 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Join us to plan activities and schedule for future meetings of the Mercer/Burlington PPSIG.

Click HERE to Register

Middlesex PPSIG

March 20, 2015
12:00 - 1:30 pm

NASW Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick , NJ 08902

Topic: Senate Bill S2180/Medical Necessity: How It Affects Your Practice
Speakers: Walter Kalman, NASW-NJ Executive Director; Renee Koubiadis, Advocacy Coordinator

Join this discussion about critical legislation for social workers in Private Practice!

Click HERE to Register

Hudson PPSIG

March 27, 2015
9:30 - 11:00 am

Office of Kimberlee VanBurch, LCSW
121 Newark Ave, 2nd Floor
Suite 511
Jersey City, NJ  07302

Please bring your business cards to pass among your colleagues.

Click HERE to Register

Looking for Online CEUs ?

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Click on the ad above to access the Social Work Online CE Institute and browse the catalog. If you see something that interests you, create a user account, purchase your workshop, then sit back and relax while you earn CE credits from your home or office. It's that simple.
Note: All of the courses listed in the Social Work Online CE Institute are valid for New Jersey licensed social workers.


LCSW NEEDED! – Looking for F/T opportunity where clinical expertise is valued? Where you aren’t bogged down with paperwork, instead focusing on treating patient needs? We have that opportunity! Our busy established group practice in Hamilton seeks an LCSW to provide psychotherapy. Must be 3 years post-license and have experience treating adults, children, couples. Evenings required, Fridays OFF. Email resume to:

CLINICIAN – Mercer County. Seasoned clinician to work in outstanding outpatient practice treating a wide range of clients. Extensive experience with adolescent girls required. Experience with Medicare clients a plus. Submit resume to

PSYCHOTHERAPIST – Cedar Knolls - per-diem, for private fee-for-service child, adolescent and adult therapy center. Candidate MUST have appropriate licensing and credentials (LCSW, PhD/PsyD, LPC): Experience treating children and adolescents with behavior issues, mood disorders, ADHD; teaching parenting skills and social skills. Collegial, pleasant, supportive atmosphere. Professional staff includes child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, psychotherapists and learning consultants. E-mail resume to

SOCIAL WORKER – Opportunities with Princeton House Behavioral Health! Full-time, part-time, or per diem opportunities available. Email resume to or visit our website at

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