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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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Presenters Wanted for 2016 NASW-NJ Annual Conference

Get paid to attend the Annual Conference by sharing your expertise with your peers!

Join us as a presenter for the 2016 NASW-NJ Annual Conference in May in Atlantic City. Submit your workshop proposal by August 26, 2015 to be reviewed by the NASW-NJ Continuing Education Committee. Applicants will be notified in November whether their workshop has been accepted.

Step 1: Read through Call for Proposals Guidelines & check presenter criteria here:

Step 2: Create your proposal.

Step 3: Submit your workshop proposal here by August 26, 2015.

Questions? Call Kendra Hayes at 732-296-8070 x16.

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Learn More about the DSM-5 From Home!

Understanding and Working with the DSM-5: Diagnostic Changes and Clinical Implications
(4 Clinical CEUs)
Presenter: Amanda Mathisen Stylianou, LCSW

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

Watch it and earn CEUs online HERE.

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Upcoming CE Courses

Click on the title for information & to register for these courses:

July 1st (1/2 price for 2 Clinical CEUs)
Applying Attachment Theory in Your Clinical Work (Haworth, NJ)

 July 10th (5 Clinical CEUs)
Realizing a Mindful Life: Cultivating Mindfulness in Your Personal and Clinical Practices (North Brunswick, NJ)

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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:

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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Clinical Supervision Course

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

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

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.

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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.

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Private Practice Special Interest Group (PPSIG) Meetings in June
(no CEUs)

Click on the PPSIG names for information & to register:

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.

Upcoming Unit Events

Somerset/Hunterdon Meet & Greet

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206
Bridgewater, NJ  08807

Appetizers are on us!

Click HERE to Register

Hudson Meet & Greet

Thursday, June 25, 2015
6:00 - 7:30 pm

Surf City of Jersey City
1 Marin Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Light refreshments will be served.

Click HERE to Register

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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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