Political Action & Candidate Election
SAVE THE DATE ~ The Chapter PACE Committee will hold a key strategy meeting on Sept. 13th. Decisions will be made regarding which candidates to support in state elections. We will receive information on various candidates and hold lively debate and discussion. If you have a strong opinion please attend! If you are new to all this and want to learn more please attend! We particularly need members from around the state, not just from the front range.
The meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 13th from 5:30 to 7:30 in the Chancery Building at 1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 1608 in Denver or by Go To Meeting. Dinner will be provided. More Info and Register Here.
Forums Now Open
A forum is a new feature through the Chapter Website that enables participants to communicate quickly and directly with one another via a "post" or a "reply". Read the detailed instructions available for each forum to learn how to participate, or just go to a forum to read the threads of postings. Navigate to the forums page from the Events & News drop-down menu. The three forums currently open:
- Office Space Available - A great resource for those looking for or leasing office space
- Licensure Questions - Ask about the LSW or LCSW, exams, supervision and more for the guidance you need or read other posts to get a jump start
- Clinical Supervision - Whether your looking to give or to receive, participate in this forum to get the word out
Professional Development Resources
Chapter CE Approved Providers
List of Approved CE Providers
Application Form for CE Provider Approval
Continuing Education Approved Providers are not offered 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.
Chapter Info Sessions
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 via the Services/Store page. (FYI, these titles cannot be used as CPD hours.)
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.
Upcoming Workshops TBA in the fall of 2016
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!
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!
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.
2017 Annual Colorado Mental Health Professionals Conference
This Conference is set to be Colorado's largest educational event of the year for clinicians, administrators, advocates, and students with over 1700 attendees, vendors and numerous speakers, trainings and opportunities to network.
Date TBA in Spring 2017 - check back for details in the fall.