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​​​​​​​​​December 2019


​​​​December 12, 2019 • Melbourne, FL   
*NASW-FL Space Coast Unit  presents a "Holiday Social" from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Long Doggers.  A Steering Committee Meeting will be held from 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. This event is open to all Social Workers.  In the Spirit of Giving, we are asking for canned goods or gift cards for the Eau Gallie High School BLAST Program.  Registration is Free.  
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December 12, 2019 • Stuart, FL
*NASW-FL Treasure Coast Unit  presents "Breakfast Club Peer Support Group for Private Practitioners" with Candice Rasa, LCSW, IET,from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Addington Place of Stuart. We will meet the 2nd Thursday of every month. We welcome all professionals in the behavioral health field to join us. Registration is free.Our thanks to Addington Place of Stuart for sponsoring our meeting and providing a continental breakfast. 
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December 19, 2019 • Gainesville, FL   
*NASW-FL Gainesville Unit presents a "December Meeting Holiday Party"  presented by Chenora Adjei-Christie, MSW,from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Haven House Gainesville.  Light snacks, coffee, tea and dessert will be available.  Registration is free for NASW Members and $10 for non-members. Please RVSP before December 10, 2019.  
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December 21, 2019 • St. Petersburg, FL
*NASW-FL Tampa Bay Unit  presents a Holiday Celebration and Workshop Event on "Helping Persons Manage Addictions during the Holidays and Beyond" with Sharon Barber, MSW, RCSWI, MCAP, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Bloom at St. Petersburg Senior Living. Brunch will the provided. In the Spirit of Giving, please consider bringing canned goods or an unwrapped toy. Registration is free!This event is sponsored by Bloom at St. Petersburg Senior Living.    
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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.    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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January 24, 2020 • West Palm Beach, FL
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit  will host a Meet and Greet Happy Hour from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Duffy's Sports Grill.Please join us as we get to know each other, network and kick-off the new year with our fellow social workers. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come.
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January 29, 2020 • Palm Coast, FL
*NASW-FL Volusia/Flagler Unit presents "Maternal Depression and How it Informs Practice" with Erin Orjuela, LCSW & Kian Jacobs, LCSW, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Get Off the Couch Counseling.  Registration is first come, first served.  Registration is capped at 12 people.  Registration fee is $10 which includes pizza.  Pre-Pay only.  There will be NO on-site registration!  
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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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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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