​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​October


October 19, 2018 • Melbourne, FL
*NASW-FL Space Coast Unit  is hosting a Networking Event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Beef O'Brady's(located in the Publix Shopping Center at the NW corner of Lake Washington and Wickham Road).   Light refreshments will be provided.  Please bring business cards and marketing materials.  Advanced registration requested.
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October 20, 2018 • Gainesville, FL
*NASW-FL
Gainesville Unit presents "Welcome and Planning Meeting" from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with Chenora Adjei-Christie, MSW, Gainesville Unit, at St. Leo University, Gainesville, FL. Registration is FREE.   
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October 20, 2018 • Miami,FL
*NASW-FL Miami-Dade Unit  presents "Social Workers' Peer Support Group" with Edith Caballero, LCSW, MCAP and Martha Vallejo, LCSW,  from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Keiser University. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Registration is free. 
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October 20, 2018 • Tampa, FL
*NASW-FL
Tampa Bay Unit
  presents "Forgiveness & Self-Forgiveness:  Multi-Modal Strategies for Practice" with George Jacinto, PhD, LCSW, CPC and John "JJ" Beggs, MSW, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Saint Leo University's Downtown Tampa Education Center. Registration is $5 for NASW members and $20 for Non-members.  Registration is free for BSW/MSW students, retired and unemployed NASW Members. Light refreshments will be provided and FREE on-site parking is available.  
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October 22, 2018 • Leesburg, FL
*NASW-FL
  Lake/Sumter Unit presents "Domestic Violence" with Maria Cofracesco, ARNP Vitas Hospice, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at North Campus Rehab and Nursing Center (please note new location). Registration is free for NASW members and non-members and $20 for non-members seeking CE Credit. 
This course meets the Domestic Violence requirement for initial licensure and renewal.
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October 25, 2018 • Oakland Park,FL
*NASW-FL 
Broward Unit  presents "Advocacy:  Making a Difference for Our Profession and Our Clients" with Seth Adams Berkowtiz, LCSW, CCLS,from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Care Resource Annex in Oakland Park. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and $10 for Non-members.  This workshop is sponsored by Detox, MD and Research of America.
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October 29, 2018 • Lakewood Ranch, FL
*NASW-FL
Sarasota-Manatee Unit presents "Sex...and All That Goes with That" with Jason Quintal, PhD, LCSW,
from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Dr. Quintal & Associates in Lakewood Ranch. Registration is FREE for Members and $10.00 for Non-Members.   
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October 29, 2018 • Daytona Beach,FL
*NASW-FL 
Volusia/Flagler Unit  presents "Spirits in the Counseling Session" with Kian F. Jacobs, LCSW, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Louie's Pizza House.  Registration is $10 for NASW members and $15 for Non-members who are seeking CE credit.  If you don't need CE credit, registration is free. Pre-registration is suggested, limited seating available.  
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​​November 

November 1, 2018 • Pensacola, FL
The University of West Florida, Department of Social Work in the College of Education and Professional Studies and Co-Sponsored with the School of Nursing and the Department of Psychology in the Usha Kundu MD College of Health presents "Of Mice and Metaphors" with Jerrold Brandell, Ph.D., from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  at the USHA Kundu MD College of Health, 11000 University Parkway, Building 234, Room 219 in Pensacola.  Dr. Brandell with speak on "reciprocal storytelling," a dynamic process that engages children in creating their own narratives of recovery and healing.  Based on forty years of clinical experience, Dr. Brandell's process is described in his book titled Of Mice and Metaphors, now in its second edition.
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​​November 2, 2018 • Orlando, FL
*NASW-FL 
Central Unit presents "Ethical Use of Technology in Social Work” with Earl Ledford, MSW, LCSW, CST, CET, CAP; “What Can I Do!: Strategies to Minimize Medical Errors” with Dr. Julia Buckey; and “Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Expanding Our View to Include Same-Sex Couples” with Michael Freeman, MSW, LCSW, from 8:30 a.m.– 4:45 p.m. at Heart of Florida United Way.  Registration is $45 all day (members) / $55 all day (non-members), Per course: $25 Ethics ($35 non-members), $15 Medical Errors ($25 non-members), $15 Domestic Violence ($25 non-members), Students - $5 for each workshop or $10 all day.  Boxed lunches available for $10.  
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November 7-9, 2018 • Tallahassee, FL

The Tobacco Free Florida / FSU College of Medicine AHEC Program will be hosting a TTS training this fall in Tallahassee, FL.  The FSU College of Medicine AHEC Tobacco Program is an internationally recognized training program that is accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP). The Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Training meets all of the requirements set forth in the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence as well as the national competencies for Tobacco Treatment Specialist acknowledged by The Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD). If you have any questions about the training, please contact Rebecca Carter, rebecca.carter@med.fsu.edu, 850-645-0012.

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November 9 - 10, 2018 • Tallahassee, FL
*NASW-FL presents Social Work Licensure Exam Preparation Course, with Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
. both days at Holiday Inn & Suites. Registration is $225 for NASW Members and $275 for Non-members. 
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November 9, 2018 • Panama City, FL
*NASW-FL  Emerald Coast Unit  presents "What's Up Doc? ~ Emerging Science in Psychiatry" with Dr. Susan Balk, MD, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Florida State University Bland Conference Center. Registration is $10 for NASW Members, $30 for Non-members, $5 for NASW Student Members and $10 for non-member students. 
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November 9, 2018 * Webinar 
Emotions and Politics: Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Immigrants, 1:00 - 2:00 pm 

CE Category: 1 Cross-Cultural Contact hour
FREE for SPS Members / NASW Members: $20 / Non-Members: $30
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November 12, 2018 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
*NASW-FL 
Palm Beach Unit  -North presents "Hoarding is More Than a Reality TV Show" with Ann Meyerson, MEd, PhD, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Barry University. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and students and $10 for  Non-members.  RSVP is requested but not required.This workshop is sponsored by Senior Helpers.     
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​CANCELLED - November 13, 2018 • Fort Myers, FL  
*NASW-FL 
Southwest Unit  presents "Yoga, Mindfulness, and Crystal Sound Healing for the Treatment of Anxiety and Depression:  An Experiential Workshop" 

November 14 & 15  Register Now! – NASW 2018 Virtual Forum 
Opioid Crisis: No Community is Immune

Join us for the NASW 2018 Virtual Forum, Wednesday and Thursday, November 14 & 15.
This two-day program will address the opioid crisis from a social work perspective, feature both plenary and breakout sessions, and offer CE credits. Live streamed from the NASW National Office, you will be able to view it from your home, your office, or even on a mobile device. 

Topics Covering:

  • Ethics
  • Self-care
  • Policy
  • Use in the LGTBQ community
  • Integrated Health
  • Best Practices
  • Child Welfare
  • And more! 


Learn more and register at
virtualforum.socialworkers.org

November 19, 2018 • 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,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.    This workshop is sponsored by Elements Behavioral Health.
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November 19, 2018 • Stuart, FL   
*NASW-FL
Treasure Coast Unit presents "Grief During the Holidays: Coping Tools for Clinicians and Clients" with Jacki Nardone, LCSW, Grief Support & Pedriatric Services Director,
  from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Coral Shores Behavorial Health. Registration is free for NASW Members and non-members and $5 for non-members seeking continuing education credits. 
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November 28, 2018 • Sarasota, FL
*NASW-FL
Sarasota-Manatee Unit presents "Collaborating with Psychiatrists and other Physicians" with Stacy Greeter, MD,
from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Goodwill Manasota. Registration is FREE for Members and $10.00 for Non-Members.   
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December


December 3, 2018 • Jacksonville, FL   
*NASW-FL
Northeast Unit presents a "Mandarin Meet and Greet"
from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., at Panera Bread. Registration is FREE.   Participants will be responsible for purchasing their own food and beverage.
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December 12, 2018 * Webinar 
Managing Ethical Dilemmas through Interest-Based Conflict Resolution, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
- CE Category: 1 Ethics Contact hour
FREE for SPS Members / NASW Members: $30 / Non-Members: $40
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January 2019


January 15, 2019 • Tallahassee, FL
*NASW-FL Big Bend Unit  presents "Behavior Related to Chronic Illness in Children and Adolescents" with Alan Tager, Regional Clinical Liaison at Cumberland Hospital, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at FSU Regional College of Medicine Campus. Registration is FREE.  
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January 21, 2019 • Boca Raton, FL
*NASW-FL
Palm Beach Unit - South presents "Ethical Ins and Outs of Telemental Health" with Monica Berger, 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.    
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​​​February 19-22, 2019 • Tallahassee, FL
The Tobacco Free Florida / FSU College of Medicine AHEC Program
 will be hosting a TTS training this fall in Tallahassee, FL.  The FSU College of Medicine AHEC Tobacco Program is an internationally recognized training program that is accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP). The Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Training meets all of the requirements set forth in the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence as well as the national competencies for Tobacco Treatment Specialist acknowledged by The Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD). If you have any questions about the training, please contact Rebecca Carter, 
rebecca.carter@med.fsu.edu, 850-645-0012.
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April  2019


​April 15, 2019 • Boca Raton,FL
*NASW-FL
Palm Beach Unit - South presents "Intimate Partner Violence:  The Ultimate Betrayal" with Tracey Rubenstein, 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.    
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May 2019


May 11 - May 18, 2019 • Lisbon, Portugal  
*Florida State University College of Social Work and NASW-FL presents Clinical Practice International: Lisbon, Portugal.  In 2019, this popular professional development course is being offered in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal. 
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 Portugal and how these are being addressed by the professional social work community.  
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May 20, 2019 • Boca Raton,FL
*NASW-FL  Palm Beach Unit- South presents "Mix, Match and Blend:  Counseling with Interfaith and Multicultural Couples and Families" with Rorri Geller-Mohamed, 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.    
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June 2019


June 13-15, 2019  • Orlando, FL 

NASW-FL Annual Social Work Conference 2019.  Pre-Conference Intensives will be June 10-12, 2019.  The Conference will be held at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando. There are more than 90 workshops and expanded networking opportunities.  More information will be forthcoming. 













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.

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.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

​​​​​​​​NASW-FL now takes registration for our events online!  If online registration is available, there will be a link under the event in the calendar listing.  Please use the link to register for events with online registration. 


If you have any trouble registering online, please contact us at 1-800-352-6279.  ​


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