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Social Work Month Celebration 2015

Join the social work community of Colorado as we celebrate the profession and honor our colleagues on Thursday, March 12th from 6:00 to 8:00pm in the Skyline Ballroom at the Courtyard Marriott near I25 & Colorado Blvd in Denver.  This annual event includes a social hour offering free appetizers and cash bar, and an award ceremony presented by the co-sponsors.

Event Co-sponsors:
Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work
Metropolitan State University of Denver, Social Work Department
National Association of Social Workers, Colorado Chapter
Newman University, Master of Social Work Program
University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work

Registration is $25 for regular attendees; $15 for students; or $40 at the door.  Please register to attend by 3/9/2015. 

Register here on the Community Calendar page of the website.

Please join us for a workshop on Working with Suicidal Clients- Tips and Techniques from 1:30 to 5:45 pm on the same day and at the same location. Seating is limited. Click here to register.

Feedback on Licensure

If you started the licensure process to earn your LSW or LCSW in Colorado during the last 5 years (beginning January 2010 or later), your participation is needed in our Quality Improvement Project, a 10-item questionnaire about the licensure process in Colorado. We need your feedback now - go here.     

Chapter Announces Lifetime Achievement Award

We are proud to have the opportunity to honor Kay Alexander, MSW, LCSW for her wholehearted dedication to the betterment of people's lives. While she hails from the western slope, Kay has a reputation throughout the state for her many contributions to her community and to the profession.

Join NASWCO at the Social Work Celebration as we honor Kay and other awardees!

 

Professional Development Resources

Chapter CE Approved Providers

Continuing Education (CE) titles are not provided directly by NASWCO but are approved by the Chapter to award CE Credits to participants.  CE credits may be utilized for DORA Continued Professional Development (CPD) requirements for license renewal. Go here for detailed information and to see the list of approved providers.

Chapter Professional Education Workshops

These educational events are provided directly by NASWCO. They are open to all social workers and other mental health professionals. Earn Professional Development Hours to meet DORA license renewal requirements, CECs are provided. For details and to register click on the title.

This series on Starting a Private Practice is offered at the Chapter Office in Denver.  Stand alone workshops, register for one or all three separately:

Private Practice III:  Your Business, Your Money on 2/6/2015 from 9am-11am.
Private Practice IV:  Beyond the 4 Ps of Marketing on 2/20/2015 from 9am-11am.

DSM 5 by Live Webcast on 2/20/2015 from 1pm-3:30pm.  Join us from the convenience of your home or office!

Working with Suicidal Clients- Tips and Techniques on March 12, 2015 at the Courtyard Marriott on Colorado Blvd from 1:30pm until 5:45 pm. The Social Work Month Celebration and Award Ceremony will be following this workshop in the same location.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy Workshop on 6/10/15 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Chapter Info Sessions 

The Chapter periodically hosts sessions on: the Jurisprudence Exam, the LSW/LCSW License Process, and on CPD Requirements. Free for members and $75 for non-members. See the Community Calendar for scheduled dates and to register.

Social Work Online CE Institute

Several NASW Chapters have established this Institute comprised of social work focused courses offered on-demand. The library of courses includes 125+ distinctive distance learning courses in more than 60 topic areas available in audio, text, and video formats. Affordable learning at your pace and on your terms!

Professional Education and Training Center

NASW and Assurance Services, Inc. is pleased to sponsor the PETC. This online educational platform for professionals in social work provides convenient 24 hour access to quality continuing education. Depending on your interests, it's actually possible to take courses with fees that would be equal to your membership dues!

NASW Lunchtime Series

Live hour-long teleconferences held monthly for NASW members that highlight the latest social work issues. Besides a live teleconference, members can access the transcripts and audio/podcast component of the teleconference 24/7 through NASW’s Web site.

NASW Journals

Earn CPD Hours by reading Journals produced by the NASW Press, which are among the most highly cited in the social services.  See available Journals such as:  Social Work, Children & Schools, Health & Social Work, Social Work Research, and Social Work Abstracts.  For information on CPD requirements and the types of allowable activities go here.

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