August 2019


August 24, 2019 • Tampa, FL   
*NASW-FL Tampa Bay Unit  presents a "The Gathering" from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Cigar City Brewing Company.  Please join social workers from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties for two-hours of networking and event planning.  Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.  Bring a Social Work colleague/friend and receive a Special Gift! Registration is free.
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August 26, 2019 • Leesburg, Florida
*NASW-FL Lake/Sumter Unit  presents an "End of Summer Social" from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at La Palma Mexican Grill.  Please join us for an End of Summer Social Get Together and spend an evening with your fellow Social Workers.  Registration is free.
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August 28, 2019 • Fort Lauderdale, FL
*NASW-FL Broward Unit  presents "Somatic Experiencing: Meeting, Treating and Defeating Adverse Personal Trauma" with Paul C. Briggs, LCSW, LMT, SEP, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Holy Cross Hospital. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and $30 for non-members. Light refreshments will be served.  This workshop is sponsored by Carma Health.   

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August 28, 2019 • Port St. Lucie, FL
*NASW-FL Treasure Coast Unit presents "The VA Medical Foster Home Program: Caring for our Elderly/Medically Fragile Veterans" with Emily Flowers-Yahn, LCSW, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Harbor Place at Port St. Lucie. A light dinner and refreshments will be provided.  Registration is free for Members and Non-Members.This event is sponsored by Harbor Place at Port St. Lucie. 
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September 2019

September 9, 2019 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit - North presents "Introduction to Schema Therapy" with Joshua Kates, MSW, LCSW and Certified Advanced Schema Therapist,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 event is sponsored by Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center.
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September 16, 2019 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit -  South presents "Introduction to Brainspotting:  A Rapid and Effective Therapy" with Cynthia Schwartzberg, 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 event is sponsored by Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center. 
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September 17, 2019 • Jacksonville, FL   
*NASW-FL Northeast Unit  presents "Social Work in Five Minutes" from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Hadlow Center Community Hospice. This will be an opportunity to learn about different aspects of social work from experienced social workers in different disciplines.  Participants will learn about opportunities in Northeast Florida.  Registration is free! 
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September 18, 2019 • Stuart, FL
*NASW-FL Treasure Coast Unit  presents "Partnering Social Workers with Paramedics: Mobile Integrated Health-Managing Chronic Disease through Social Work & Paramedicine" with Lauren Young, LCSW, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Kane Center, Stuart FL.  Registration is free for Members and Non-Members.Thank You Sponsors: A light dinner and refreshments will be provided by Doctor's Choice and the Kane Center donated the meeting space.
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September 25, 2019 • Daytona Beach, FL
*NASW-FL Volusia/Flagler Unit  presents "The Baker Act, Then and Now" with Sheriff Rick Staly,from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Zappis.  Registration is $20 which includes CEU, dinner and $2 upcharge for soup/salad).  Pre-Pay only.  There will be NO on-site registration!  Seating is limited - register early!   A Suicide Prevention and Awareness Resource Table will be available.  
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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 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!    This workshop is sponsored by Brightstar Care.
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November 2019


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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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.    
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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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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.  

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

Requests for refunds must be made in writing at least 72 hours in advance of the program and will be issued less a 15% administrative fee.  To request a refund, e-mail info.naswfl@socialworkers.org  and include the date and title of the event. There will be no refunds for cancellations made after the deadline. There is a $25.00 charge on all returned checks. This policy is effective immediately and supersedes any cancellation policies previously published.

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