October 2019


​​​​​October 14, 2019 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL 
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit -North presents "Maternal Voices:  How to Engage Women with Substance Use Disorder to Healing and Recovery" with Heather Howard, MSW, LCSW, PhD, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Barry University. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and $10 for Non-members.  RSVP is requested but not required.  This workshop is sponsored by Retreat Behavioral Health.
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October 16, 2019 • Port St. Lucie, FL
*NASW-FL Treasure Coast Unit presents "Manage Everyday Stress with EFT Tapping - An Evidence Based Self Help Therapeutic Method" with Nancy Polites, LCSW, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Watercrest Senior Living - St. Lucie West. Registration is free. This event is sponsored by Watercrest Senior Living. 
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October 17, 2019 • Fort Lauderdale, FL
*NASW-FL Broward Unit  presents "Chemsex, MSM and HIV:  A Perfect Storm" with David Fawcett, LCSW, PhD, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and $20 for Non-members.  
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October 19, 2019 • Miami, FL - Updated
*NASW-FL Miami-Dade Unit  presents "Social Workers' Peer Support Group & Chair Yoga Class" with Martha Vallejo, LCSW & Edith Caballero, LCSW, RYT-200  Please join us for our Social Workers' Peer Support Group and a brief Yoga Class. No experience necessary. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Registration is free. 
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October 21, 2019 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit- South presents "Fundamental Concepts of Schema Therapy" with Joshua Kates, LCSW, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited!  Early Registration is recommended! Due to construction at our meeting location, you will NEED TO PRE-REGISTER for this workshop. Please give yourself plenty of time to park as the parking lot is partially blocked off.    This workshop is sponsored by Brightstar Care.
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October 25, 2019 • Jacksonville, FL   
*NASW-FL Northeast Unit  presents "Psychotherapy - Choosing an Effective Treatment" with Fred Sacklow, LCSW Facilitator,  from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Pablo Creek Public Library.This informal meeting will be your chance to share what has worked for you and what has not in your direct practice with your clients as well as to hear from others the lessons of experience and treatment.  It will be an opportunity to discuss cases and talk about what has been an effective psychotherapy practice intervention or technique. Maybe you have a book, manual, work-sheet or homework suggestion that you have found useful. Community referrals are also welcomed. Come network with us and share with your colleagues the journey and status of your psychotherapy practice.
Registration is free.
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October 26, 2019 • Miami, FL
*NASW-FL Miami-Dade Unit  presents "Basic Concepts and Techniques of Internal Family Systems" with Bette Galen, MSW, LCSW,from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Keiser University.  Registration is $30 for NASW members, $45 for non-members and $15 for students.  
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October 28, 2019 • Leesburg, Florida
*NASW-FL Lake/Sumter Unit- presents "Lifestream Behavioral Health Services" with Kristen Hopper, LCSW, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at Leesburg Library.  Registration is free for NASW Members and $15 for non-members requesting continuing education credits.
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October 28, 2019 • Sarasota, FL
*NASW-FL Sarasota-Manatee Unit  presents "What's Cooking in Tallahassee:  A Preview of the 2020 State Legislative Session" with Ruth Brandwein, MSW, PhD ,from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Goodwill Manasota. Registration is FREE for Members and Non-Members and $10.00 for Non-Members who want the CE Credit.   
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October 29, 2019 • Daytona Beach, FL
*NASW-FL Volusia/Flagler Unit  presents "Dangerous Clients, Documentation and Liability" with Kian Jacobs, LCSW & Kim Devine, LCSW,from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Caribbean Jack's.  Registration is $27 which includes CEU and dinner.  Dinner includes entree, bread and non-alcoholic drinks.  Pre-Pay only.  There will be NO on-site registration!  
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November 2019


November 8, 2019 • Pensacola, Florida
*NASW-FL Northwest Unit  - presents "Children's Grief:  Ethical Consideration for Grief Support After a Traumatic Death" Webinar presented by National Alliance for Grieving Children from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Pensacola State College/Warrington Campus.  There is no charge to attend.  Continuing Education credit available for $25.  Cash or Check ONLY.  Lunch will be provided by Vitas Healthcare.  To register for this webinar or for more information, please contact Lelanya Taber at 850-530-4268 or at Lelanya.taber@vitas.com.  
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November 11, 2019 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
*NASW-FL
Palm Beach Unit - North presents "What Every Social Worker Should Know About Immigration Law" with Gina M. Fraga, Esq. from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Barry University, PB Gardens Campus. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Acosta & Fraga Law, PLLC is generously sponsoring dinner.    
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November 18, 2019 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL
Palm Beach Unit - South presents "Relationships in Addicted Families:  When Normal People are Impacted by Abnormal Situations" with Kathryn Shafer, PhD, LCSW, CAP, E-IAYT,
from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited!  Early Registration is recommended!    This workshop is sponsored by Retreat Behavioral Health.

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November 18, 2019 • Sarasota, FL
*NASW-FL 
Sarasota-Manatee Unit presents "Open Forum on Licensure for Beginners " with Kerry Dennis, ACSW, LCSW, MCAP, CSAT, SAP,  from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Goodwill Manasota. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and $10.00 for Non-Members.   
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November 21, 2019 • Tallahassee, FL
FSU presents Advisory Workshops:  Ethical Use of Technology in Social Work with Earl Ledford, LCSW, CST, CAP from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Opiate Addiction with Dr. Eugene Sun, MD, from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Medical Cannabis with Josephine Krel, LCSW, from 2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
This is a fundraiser with proceeds supporting student scholarships.
Registration is $60.00 full day; $30.00 half day; and $30.00 students.
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December 2019


SAVE THE DATE!
December 7, 2019 • Lakeland, FL
*NASW-FL Heartland Unit is hosting a Heartland Holiday Fest from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m
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  Join the Heartland Unit in celebrating the holiday.  More information to follow soon.  


January 2020

January 13, 2020 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit  - North presents "Gaslighting and Other Forms of Emotional Abuse" with Sara Trosty Walsh,LCSW, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Barry University. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members.    This workshop is sponsored by Banyan Treatment Centers.
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January 20, 2020 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit  - South presents "Dementia: Clinical Issues that Arise in Working with Patients and Caregivers" with Alyse November, LCSW,  from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited!  Early Registration is recommended!    This workshop is sponsored by CSI Caregivers Services.
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February 2020


February 10, 2020 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit - North presents "How 211 Can Help Local Seniors" with Erin McConnell, MSW, CIRS-A, CIRS & Patrice Schroeder, MA Human Behavior,from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Barry University. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members.This workshop is sponsored by Center for Discovery.   
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February 17, 2020 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit - South presents "Intimate Relationships: Healing through Mindfulness Sex" with Sally Valentine, PhD, LCSW, QS, CSTS,  from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited!  Early Registration is recommended!    This workshop is sponsored by Banyan Treatment Centers.
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April  2020

April 13, 2020 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit - North presents "I Think My client has an Eating Disorder" with Dr. Joann Hendelman, PhD, FAED, CEDS, CEDRN,from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Barry University. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Dinner is generously being sponsored by CSI Caregivers Services.   
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April 20, 2020 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit -  South presents "Body Image in Eating Disorders with Diverse Presentations and Populations" with Lara Conley, LCSW and Melanie Smith, LMHC, CEDS,  from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited!  Early Registration is recommended!    
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May  2020


May 18, 2020 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit  -South presents "The Power of Resiliency: Overcoming Adversity and Utilizing Resources" with Tonya Pignato, LCSW,  from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited!  Early Registration is recommended!    
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May 30 - June 6, 2020 • Reykjavik, Iceland  
*Florida State University College of Social Work and NASW-FL presents Clinical Practice International: Reykjavik, Iceland.
  In 2020, this popular professional development course is being offered in the beautiful city of Reykjavik, Iceland.  The course gives participants the exciting opportunity to see clinical social work—its theory, practice, and diversity—in a larger international arena, a vantage point that has become increasingly more important in our current global society.  A large focus of the program will be on current social social issues in Iceland and how these are being addressed by the professional social work community.  
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Workshop titles in bold and marked with an * are offered by NASW-FL, and are planned in accordance with meeting the licensure renewal requirements of the Florida Chapter 491 Licensure Board. Provider #BAP-321, Exp. 03/19.

NASW-FL reports CEs for workshops offered by us for FL Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselors.

Professional development is an essential activity for ensuring quality social work services. The cornerstone of professional development is continuing your education. Regardless of career stage, social workers are ethically required to keep informed of current research, theory, and techniques that guide social work practice to better serve clients and constituents.  

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