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​​​​​​​​April  2020


​​​April 10, 2020 • Virtual
*NASW-FL 
Volusia/Flagler Unit  presents "Virtual Yappy Hour" with Kian Jacobs and Kim Devine from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.We would like to check in with our peers—health, practice, coping, and both struggles and positive events. What’s working, what's not?  Feel free to invite your pet to this meeting. This is a special event, for the first time everybody will be home based. 
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April 11, 2020 • Virtual
*NASW-FL Tampa Bay Unit  presents "Changes Impacting Social Work Practice on the Local, State and National Levels" with Nancy Gordon, LCSW from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You will have the opportunity to share concerns and the challenges you are experiencing during the COVID-19 Pandemic as well as explore the many ways to cope and practice self-care. Registration is free!
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April 13, 2020 • Palm Beach Gardens, FL - CANCELLED
*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 14, 2020 • Virtual
*NASW-FL Central Unit is hosting a "Virtual Check in Chat" hosted by Liz Zuravel from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. We would like to check in with our Central Florida social workers-students, active/retired professionals. Let’s chat about how we are adjusting to our new normal and how we can support each of you!
Pre - registration is not required.  You are still welcome to attend.

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April 16, 2020 • Port St. Lucie, FL - CANCELLED
*NASW-FL Treasure Coast Unit  presents "Introduction to Medical Cannabis: History, Pharmacodynamics, and Treatment" with Dr. Jessica McCain, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Brennity at Tradition Senior Living. A light dinner and beverages will be provided. Registration is free. This event is sponsored by Brennity at Tradition. 
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April 18, 2020 • VIRTUAL
*NASW-FL Miami-Dade Unit  presents a Virtual "Social Workers' Peer Support Group" with Martha Vallejo, LCSW & Edith Caballero, LCSW, RYT-200 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Our support group continues virtually to support each other personally and professionally during this unprecedented time.  Join via the link below at 10 a.m. on April 18th.
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April 20, 2020 • VIRTUAL
*NASW-FL Miami-Dade Unit  presents "21 Days of Growth Through Meditation" with Paty Hernandez, LCSW, MSW, MPH.  Paty Hernandez will facilitate Deepak Chopra's 21 Day of Abundance through an online whatsapp group that's open to any person interested in participating. Paty will send you a task every morning for 21 days beginning on April 20th, which will include a video to the whatsapp group. The only requirement is the dedication to meditate and journal daily for 21 days.

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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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April 24, 2020 • Jacksonville, FL   
*NASW-FL Northeast Unit  presents "Use of Technology in Mental Health:  Clinical and Ethical Considerations" with Earl Ledford, LCSW, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Hadlow Center in Jacksonville.  Registration is for $30 for NASW Members and $45 for non-members.  This workshop meets current licensure requirements to Ethics.
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April 25, 2020 • Miami, FL
*NASW-FL
Miami-Dade Unit presents "Trauma-Informed, Skills-Based, Heart-Centered Approaches to Treating Substance Use Disorders" with Edith Caballero, LCSW, MCAP & Martha Vallejo, LCSW, CT
, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Keiser University. Registration is $10 for NASW members, $30 for non-members, $5 for NASW Student members and $20 for Student non-members. Light snacks & resfreshments will be provided. 
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May  2020


May 9, 2020 • St. Leo, FL
*NASW-FL 
Nature Coast Unit  presents "Assessment and Prevention Strategies for Suicidal Clients" with George Jacinto, PhD, LCSW & Julie W. Buckley, PhD, ACSW, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at St. Leo University, Kirk Hall 123-24 in St. Leo. Registration is $10 for NASW Members and $20 for Non-members. A light breakfast and beverages will be provided.    
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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 19, 2020 • Port St. Lucie, FL
*NASW-FL
Treasure Coast Unit presents "Macro Practice: A Look at Community Organization, Collaboration and Initiatives" with Brett Hall, LCSW, Executive Director of the Mental Health Collaborative of Indian River County,
from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Port St. Lucie Hospital. A light dinner and refreshments will be provided. Registration is free. This event is sponsored by Port Saint Lucie Hospital. 
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May 30 - June 6, 2020 • Reykjavik, Iceland  - CANCELLED
*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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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! 


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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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