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2014 Chapter Award Recipients:

Distinguished Legislator - Representative Tracy Kraft-Tharp, MSW, JD (Left)

Social Worker of the Year: William Semple, MSW, LCSW (Center)

Lifetime Achievement: Libby Bortz, MSW, LCSW (Right)


Professional Development Resources

See the Chapter CPD webpage for info on Continuing Professional Development

Info Sessions

The Chapter periodically hosts sessions on:  the Jurisprudence Exam, the LSW/LCSW Licensure Process, and on CPD requirements.  Free for members and $75 for non-members. See the Calendar for details and to RSVP.

Chapter Workshop Series

These workshops and info sessions are provided by NASWCO. Click on the title for detailed information and to register on line.  Earn Professional Development Hours to meet license renewal requirements - CECs are provided for all workshops.

Ethical Dilemmas in an Era of Complex Practice Issues: HIV/AIDS as a Case Study. Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm at the University of Colorado Denver in the Chancellor's building. 3.5 CEUs will be provided. Registration $25 for members and $35 for non-members. To Register (Pre-Registration required): (Please include your name, address, phone, and email)

Workshop: Starting a Private Practice I. Friday, June 13, 2014 from 9 am to 11 am at NASWCO Chapter Bldg Conference Room. 2 CECs will be provided. Registration is $24 for members and $50 for non-members.

Workshop: Role of the Mental Health Provider in Medication Treatment Adherence: HIV/AIDS Case Study. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 9 am to 1 pm at University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work, room 448. 3.5 CECs will be provided. Registration $42 for members and $87.50 for non-members.


National Professional Development Programs

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.

NASWCO Approved Continuing Education

The Education Committee oversees the CE Approved Provider Program (see application).  These titles are not provided by NASWCO directly but are approved to award NASWCO Continuing Education Credits to their participants, which may be utilized for DORA CPD requirements.  Click on the provider to link to their website for more info.

 Career Protection

For more info see the Assurance Services website.


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