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NASW-CO Committees welcome member participation - learn more by clicking here. NASW-CO offers gatherings, events and CPD opportunities in all regions of Colorado. Please email your Region Representative for information by clicking here

Professional Development Resources

Depending on your interests, it's possible to take courses and read publications so that the free and reduced fees are equal to your membership dues!

NASW-CO Clinical Supervision 101 "The Basics" Trainings

STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE TRAININGS If you'd like to host a training with an NASW-CO Trainer for at least 8 trainees, please email hmclaughlin.naswco@socialworkers.org.

This training builds on graduate-level social work skills and provides clinical supervisors with new tools to become more versatile in their roles. It is ideal for those interested in becoming clinical supervisors, or those who are new to clinical supervision. This is open to ALL mental health providers, not just MSWs, LCSW's, however the content is most specific to LCSWs.

During this interactive one-day training attendees will engage with other professionals to strengthen their understanding of today’s best practice knowledge and enhance their skills to function effectively in the role of clinical supervisor for licensure.

The training will address:
· Supervisory roles and functions
· Colorado State Regulatory (DORA) Requirements
· Models of Effective Supervision and Ethical Implications
· Strategies for Clinical Supervision and Best Practices for Individual and Group Supervision
· Common Challenges to Prepare for in Clinical Supervision
· Leadership and Concepts for Further Learning

6.0 hours of CE offered - 
Members: $75 
Nonmembers: $150

There are two 15-minute breaks and a one hour lunch break. Lunch is on your own.

 

40 CPD Hours Due with License Renewal

As part of the license renewal process, LSWs and LCSWs must complete 40 Continuing Professional Development Hours every two years. See more info on the CPD page of the website.

Recorded CPD Info Session - Offered by the Chapter FREE to NASW members and $75 to non-members is available for download.  Register or Purchase Here.

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 Jurisprudence Exam and on CPD Requirements (we are working on updating our licensure info session). Free for members and $75 for non-members.  Titles are available by recording so you may watch on your own time, as often as you like, from your own computer. Sign up via the Services/Store page. (FYI, these titles cannot be used as CPD hours.)

NASW's Online CE Institute offers hundreds of CE courses in a variety of formats—webinars, webcasts, podcasts, presentations, and more. All courses offered through this program are NASW-accredited, and NASW members receive discounted prices. Affordable learning at your pace and on your terms. 

Training on NASW Code of Ethics Revisions Available on Demand

Updates to the Code of Ethics went into effect on January 1, 2018. Training and technical assistance opportunities are available through the NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review and the NASW websiteYou can order a copy of the new Code by calling NASW Press at 800.227.3590. View Frequently Asked Questions for a listing of the revised sections.


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.

 

Discussion Forums

 

A forum is a feature through the Chapter Website that enables participants to share information and communicate directly with one another via a "post" or a "reply" (note your NASW membership also includes free access to MyNASW Online Community for discussion topics). Navigate to the Chapter's forums page from the Events & News drop-down menu. The four forums currently open are:


 

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Calendar

12/21/2018
CANCELED on 12/21 Sunset Workgroup (changes to MHPA)

1/4/2019
Sunset Workgroup for Mental Health Practice Act Statute

1/16/2019
Legislative Committee

1/18/2019
Sunset Workgroup (changes to MHPA)

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