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30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
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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Check Out All Your NASW Membership Benefits!

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Did you know that as a member, you get:

-  discounts on cruises, vacations, and rental cars
-  office supplies and furniture
-  free or discounted CE workshops
-  access to scholarships
-  ethics consultations
-  free networking opportunities

For a list of ALL your NASW Benefits, click HERE!

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Celebrate 2015 Pride Festival

Join NASW-NJ on Sunday June 7, 2015 to celebrate the 24th Annual Pride Festival in Asbury Park.Pride Festival symbol

The festival will have music and live entertainment all day. NASW-NJ will have a table so stop by and say hello!

June 7, 2015
Noon to 7pm – Rain or Shine!
Asbury Park, NJ

Please visit for more information.

Hope to see you there!

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PQRS 2015 Webinar and Q&A
Exclusive for NASW-NJ Members 

Friday, June 12, 2015
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Topic: PQRS 2015 for Clinical Social Workers
Presenter: Mirean Coleman, LICSW, CT

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Mirean Coleman, Senior Practice Associate from NASW National will be presenting on
PQRS in 2015 for NASW-NJ Members only. It is a FREE question and answer session for NASW members. You are invited to join the discussion, ask questions, and make comments. This webinar will provide information on reporting requirements for Medicare providers.

NOTE: Please review the following documents before the webinar.  We recommend printing them and using them as a reference. Mirean Coleman will be referring to these documents during the call. (You will need your Member ID and password to access them).

Reporting Requirements for PQRS 2015 for Individual Measures Used by Clinical Social Workers

What’s New in PQRS 2015 for Clinical Social Workers

PQRS 2015 Frequently Asked Questions by Clinical Social Workers

To sign up, click HERE.

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Price CE Courses in June!

Click on the titles for information & to register for these 2-CEU courses:

June 6th- Ethical and Historical Perspectives on Modern Adoption Practices (North Brunswick)

June 11th- Brain Research on Memory and Recall: Collaborating with Neuroscience (Galloway)

June 15th- Innovations for Treating Childhood Trauma: Practices for Culturally Sensitive Treatment (Whippany)

June 16th- Compassionate Care of Terminally Ill Children and Their Families (Hackettstown)

June 16th- Working with Immigrants: Some Things Social Work School May Not Have Taught You! (Bordentown)

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Join Us for Annual Housing Lobby Day in Trenton

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Lobby Day is an opportunity to:

  • Speak with your representatives about supporting public policy that improves our communities and moves NJ forward. Talking points and materials will be provided in advance of lobby day. No experience needed.

  • Have a stronger voice by connecting with others in the housing and community development sector.

  • Tour the State House and get an insider's view of the legislative process from where it all happens.

  • Hone your advocacy skills and learn tricks of the trade for communicating with decision-makers.

  • Witness democracy in action by attending legislative hearings.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Lobby Day is FREE, but registration is required.  Even if you can only attend part of the day, please RSVP to Renee Koubiadis, NASW-NJ Advocacy Coordinator, at or 732-296-8070 x 14.

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Upcoming Test Prep Courses

The courses below are being held in North Brunswick.

Cost for all test prep courses:
NASW Member- $110.00
Non-Member Price- $150.00

Click on the title for more information & to register:

LCSW – Clinical Test Prep on June 18

LSW – Masters Test Prep on June 21

LSW – Masters Test Prep on July 18

LSW – Masters Test Prep on August 15

LCSW – Clinical Test Prep on August 28

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Volunteer as a Unit Leader and Receive Great Benefits!

We need Leaders for these Units:

Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland

Unit Leader imageOne benefit of becoming a Unit leader: you can earn vouchers for free CEUs through our Incentive Program.

We are always looking for additional Steering Committee Members for all of the Units. As a member of the Steering Committee you would assist your Unit in planning and hosting meetings, participate in service projects for your community, and welcome new members to the Unit.

If you would like information on how to become a Unit Leader or would like to be on a Steering Committee, please contact Christina Mina at or by phone 732-296-8070, ext.15.

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Private Practice Special Interest Group (PPSIG) Meetings in June

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:

June 8th - Mercer/Burlington (meets in Lawrenceville)

June 8th - North/Central (meets in Bridgewater)
Topic: Sex and Music; Presenter: Ruth Goldsmith, MSW, LCSW

June 18th - Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland (meets in Somers Point)
Topic: Drug & Alcohol Addiction; Speaker: David Greenspun

June 19th - Middlesex (meets in North Brunswick)

June 23rd- Bergen (meets in Teaneck)
Topic: Healing the Healer- Prevent and Overcome Compassion Fatigue; Speaker: Loren Gellberg-Goff, LCSW, CHt 

If you are in Private Practice or are interested in Private Practice related issues and would like to be added to one of the 9 locally based PPSIGs that meet around the state, send an email to with the name of the group you would like to join.  For a list of PPSIGs, click here.

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Clinical Supervision Courses

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

Cost for these courses:
NASW Member - $275.00
Non-Member - $350.00
NASW Gold Card Member - $250.00

Upcoming Dates:
June 5-7, 2015 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Info, Cost and Registration HERE


August 21-23, 2015 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Info, Cost and Registration HERE

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Share your appreciation for NASW and its benefits with your family, friends, students and colleagues.

Give the Gift of Membership for Graduation, Birthdays, Christmas, or Hanukkah. For information or to Give a Gift of Membership, contact Janine Hendryx, Membership Coordinator ( or 732.296.8070 x18).

It may be the best gift you’ll ever give.

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Save the Date! Help Us Celebrate Our 45th Anniversary!Galloping Hill

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Join us for our Annual Membership Celebration and Installation of 2015-2016 Board Members.

Students are encouraged to attend and learn about the benefits of NASW Membership!

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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.

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