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Leadership Training  on August 28th

All social workers and counselors are encouraged to attend; clinicians, managers, students, new professionals, retirees. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and hone your advocacy skills, whether you are in micro, mezzo, or macro practice. Your voice is needed to help identify legislative issues and policies that support our profession and the clients we serve. Your input will help to inform a legislative strategy for the coming session.

This event is co-hosted by NASW Colorado and the Colorado Counseling Association (CCA).  Registration is through the CCA website hereCost is $20 or $15 for students, and includes lunch.  Event is held Friday, April 28th, 9am - 3:30 at the History Colorado Center in Denver.

Agenda involves:

  • Advocacy tips and training from our Lobbyist
  • Legislator panel of state representatives/senators
  • Presentation on ballot initiative: ColoradoCare
  • Interactive, issue-focused discussion

Chapter Info Sessions - Now Recorded

The Chapter provides info sessions on: the LSW/LCSW License Process, the Jurisprudence Exam, and on CPD Requirements. Free for members and $75 for non-members.  Currently two titles are available by recording so you may watch on your own time, as often as you like, from your own computer.  The title on CPD will be available soon. Sign up here or from this website select Services/Store. (FYI, these titles cannot be used as CPD hours.)

Welcome New Board Members

The following are our newest board members who begin their terms on July 1st:
President Elect - Leanne Rupp
Secretary - Theresa Morris
Denver Region Rep - Leslie Dally
Northern Region Rep - Amber Franzel

There are still openings on the board for the following positions:  Mountain Region Rep, Pikes Peak Rep, Southern Region Rep. See a map of Chapter regions here.  If you are interested contact the Chapter Office.


 Professional Development Resources

Chapter CE Approved Providers

See the complete list of Colorado approved CE providers here.

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. To apply to be an approved provider go here for detailed information.

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.

  • None are scheduled at this time. Check back in the fall for the new schedule.

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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Institute for Leadership Training

Chapter Board Orientation

NASW Colorado, 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-509, Denver, Colorado 80222 Phone 303-753-8890 Fax 303-753-8891