Social Work Celebration & Award Ceremony
Please join us for this annual event which celebrates our profession and honors our colleagues, March 6, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00pm at the Courtyard Marriott Cherry Creek, 1475 South Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222. We will be celebrating in the beautiful Skyline Ballroom overlooking the Denver skyline. Appetizers will be served and a cash bar is available.
Ticket prices : if you RSVP are $25 Standard & Guests/ $15 Students . RSVP and pay online with a credit card for yourself and up to 5 guests at once. Deadline to RSVP is March 3rd. Otherwise, tickets cost $40 at the Door. RSVP HERE.
Hosted by & Awards Presented by: 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.
2014 Chapter Awardees
Social Worker Lifetime Distinguished
of the Year Achievement Legislator
William Semple Libby Bortz Tracy Kraft-Tharp
MSW, LCSW MSW, LCSW MSW, JD
Help for Clinicians
In an effort to address 2014 concerns of clinical social workers, the following new practice perspectives and alerts listed below are available for members. Select the title to navigate to the document.
Professional Development Resources
See the Chapter CPD webpage for info on Continuing Professional Development
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.
Using the new DSM in Practice: Challenges and Changes - Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm at the University of Denver. 3.5 CECs will be provided. Cost is $42 for members, $85 for non-members and free for DU GSSW Faculty and students (see registration for more information).
Trauma and the Body: The Theory and Practice of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy- Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 9 am to noon at the University of Denver. 3CECs will be provided. Cost is $35 for members and $75 for non-members.
Creating Cultural Competence - Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 9 am to noon at the University of Denver. 3 CECswill be provided. Cost is $35 for members and $75 for non-members.
The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Nature, Nurture, and Culture of Girls. Based on the content of best-selling book by Michael Gurian. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 9:00am to 1 pm at the University of Denver in the Community Room. 3.5 CECs will be provided. Early Bird Registration $35 for members and $75 for non-members. After April 1, the cost is $42 for members and $85 for non-members.
National Professional Development Programs
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!
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.
For more info see the Assurance Services website.