​​​​​​​​February 2020


​​​​​​​​​​February 21, 2020 • Jacksonville, FL
*NASW-FL Northeast Unit  presents "Peer Case Consultation" with Fred Sacklow, LCSW, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Pablo Creek Public Library.This meeting will be your chance to share your cases with your peers to receive valuable feedback and suggestions.  Share your knowledge and learn from others about intervention and direct practice skills.   Bring ideas for a future book club. 
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February 24, 2020 • Leesburg, Florida
*NASW-FL Lake/Sumter Unit  presents "Ruth House - Women's Recovery Center" with Rebecca Randall, Development Director, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Leesburg Library.  Registration is free for NASW Members and $15 for non-members requesting continuing education credits.
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February 26, 2020 • Fort Lauderdale, FL
*NASW-FL Broward Unit presents "African American Historical Trauma: What it Means and How we Can Help as Social Workers" with Dean Phyllis Scott, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. Registration is FREE for NASW Members and $20 for Non-members. Dinner will be provided

This workshop is sponsored by CSI - Caregivers Services, Inc.  
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February 29, 2020 • Melbourne, FL
*NASW-FL 
Space Coast Unit  presents "Power, Privilege and the Importance of Cultural Humility in Clinical Social Work Practice with LGBTQ + Clients" with Rene Ledford, LCSW;  from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Senior Behavior Wellness. Registration is $25 for NASW members, $30 for non-members and free for students. Light snacks and coffee will be provided. 
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March 2020


March 3, 2020 • Jacksonville, FL
*NASW-FL
Northeast Unit  presents Social Worker of the Year Award Ceremony and Celebration of Social Work Month from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club. Cost to attend is $30.00 for professionals, $15.00 for students and $240.00 for a Table of 8.  Registration closes February 27.
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March 4, 2020 • Tampa, FL - UPDATED
*NASW-FL
Tampa Bay Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration  & Awards" 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Children's Board of Hillsborough County.
Registration is free 
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March 5, 2020 • Port St. Lucie, FL
*NASW-FL
Treasure Coast Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration and Workshop." The workshop is "Social Work through the Generations—Social Work Panel Discussion” moderated by Candice Rasa, LCSW, IET, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Treasure Health - The William and Helen Thomas Counseling Center. Lunch is a buffet. Registration is free for Social Workers and Guests/Non-Social Workers: $10.00.  
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March 6, 2020 • Panama City, Florida 
Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital presents “What’s Up Doc?” Emerging Science in Psychiatry” with Dr. Susan Balk, MD,  from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Emerald Cost Behavioral Hospital Gymnasium. Lunch will be provided.   Registration is $30 for community-based therapists & nurses. Checks made payable to ECBH.   Registration is FREE for ECBH Employees.  This workshop is approved for 2 contact hours for therapists & nurses.  To register email Craig Segrest at craig.segrest@uhsinc.com.
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March 6, 2020 • Pensacola, FL
*NASW-FL
Northwest Unit  will host a "Social Work Month Celebration," from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Community Center. Registration is NASW Members $25; Non-Members $35; NASW Student Members $15; and Student Non-Members $25. 
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March 6, 2020 • West Palm Beach, FL
*NASW-FL
Palm Beach Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration" from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Palm Beach Airport Hotel & Convention Center. There will be a 3 CE workshop "Trauma and EMDR Therapy through The Lens of Emotional Intelligence: Neurobiology and Clinical Focus" presented by Revital Goodman, MSW, Ph.D.  Registration is NASW Members FREE; Non-Member Students $10; and Non-Members $20.
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March 6, 2020 • Tallahassee, FL 
Florida Higher Education Substance Use Disorder Consortium
- A multi-university project led by FSU in coordination with the National Association of Social Work (NASW) - FL and Citrus Health Network, Inc. to develop a science-informed curriculum concentrated on substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring mental disorders.

Where: FSU Turnbull Conference Center 500 W. Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL Free parking available in the adjacent 


When: march 6, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact Ellen Piekalkiewicz  at
epiekalkiewicz@fsu.edu  

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March 10, 2020 • Winter Park, FL
*NASW-FL Central Unit  is hosting a "Networking Social" from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park.Food and Beverages will be available for purchase.    
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March 12, 2020 • Gainesville, FL
*NASW-FL Gainesville Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration and Awards" from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Haven Hospice. There will be a 1 CE workshop "Florida Legislature and the Impact on the Social Work Profession" presented by Jim Akin, ACSW, NASW-FL Executive Director.  Registration is FREE for NASW Members and  $20 Non-Members.  Dinner will be provided by Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza. Please register by February 28th.
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March 13, 2020 • Panama City Beach, FL
*NASW-FL
Emerald Coast Unit presents "Social Work Month Celebration and Awards" from 5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at Triple J Steaks and Seafood. Registration is FREE. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
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March 14, 2020 • Pinecrest, FL
*NASW-FL
Miami-Dade Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration and Awards Ceremony" from 11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church. An an elegant brunch buffet will be served. Registration is: NASW Members $35.00; Non-Members $30.00 and Students $25.00.  Registration closes March 12.
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March 18, 2020 • Bonita Springs, FL
*NASW-FL
Southwest Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration" with keynote speaker Dr. Michael V. Martin, President, Florida Gulf Coast University, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Artichoke and Company. Dinner choices are Chicken or Vegetarian with Cash Bar. Registration is: NASW Members $25.00; Non-Members $35.00 and Students $10.00.  Registration closes March 11.
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March 18, 2020 • Melbourne, FL
*NASW-FL
Space Coast Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration and Awards" from 5:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. at The Big Mansion. The cost is $10.00.
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March 19, 2020 • Lakeland, FL
*NASW-FL
Heartland Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration, Awards & Workshop" from 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Luncheon: 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. & 3 CE Workshop: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Scott Lake Baptist Church. Workshop Registration is: NASW Members FREE; Non-Members $30.00 and Non-Member Students $5.00. The luncheon is free!   RSVP is required by March 17.
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March 24, 2020 • Tallahassee, FL
*NASW-FL
Big Bend Unit presents "Social Work Month Celebration and Awards" from 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at Villas at Killearn Lakes, 8213 Killearn Lakes Terrace. Breakfast provided by Villas at Killearn Lakes. Registration is FREE. Registration closes March 20.
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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 16, 2020 • Port St. Lucie, FL
*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 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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Social Work Month is fast approaching.  Please complete your Social Work Month Celebration Planning Form.


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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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