Call for Applicants to Train on Clinical Supervision
Apply now to be considered for this 2-day training on June 9 & 10, 2017 in Denver. The Chapter is developing a professional education program on clinical supervision and needs to recruit trainers, and train them in the curriculum. They will then be subcontracted to provide trainings on clinical supervision offered and organized by the Chapter throughout the state starting in August 2017. The train-the-trainers session will be offered for free to selected attendees. Basic expenses will be covered by the Chapter. It is important that we identity trainers from around the state who have pertinent and diversified professional experience. More detailed information and application available here; deadline to apply is January 3rd.
Nominations Needed for Chapter Awards
March is Social Work Month! Chapter Awards will be presented for Social Worker of the Year and Lifetime Achievement and nominations are needed by January 8th. Go here for criteria for the two awards and instructions on how to nominate. This year to promote nominations we are offering a reward: a raffle for a FREE PASS to the Mental Health Professionals Conference. Each time you submit a completed nomination for an award your name will be entered into a drawing for this reward. The more individuals you nominate, the more times your name will be entered into the drawing. All Chapter Awardees will receive a free pass to the conference as well.
Discussion Forums Open
A forum is a feature through the Chapter Website that enables participants to share information and communicate quickly and directly with one another via a "post" or a "reply". The newest forum is on Clinical Consultation and helps members find a Peer Consult Group or a Paid Consultant.
Navigate to the forums page from the Events & News drop-down menu. The four forums currently open are:
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 Trainings
These educational trainings are provided directly by the Chapter. They are open to all social workers and other mental health professionals, members and nonmembers. Earn Professional Development Hours to meet DORA license renewal requirements, CECs are provided. For details and to register click on the title.
PROVIDING CLINICAL SUPERVISION: Upcoming trainings beginning in August 2017. Details TBA.
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!
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 CMHP Conference
The Colorado Mental Health Professionals Conference will be held April 28th and 29th, 2017 at the University of Denver. More details, including specialty tracks, topics & presenters, and sponsors to follow.
Discounts for NASW Members ~ Early Bird Registration now open!