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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.    

Save The Dates:

May 23, 2020 - Topic TBD - Spring Hill Library


Christina Cazanave, MSW  - Unit Chair

Vice President, Position Vacant
Secretary, Vacant
CONLI Chair, Vacant
BSW Student Ambassador, Vacant
MSW Student Ambassador, Vacant


(Updated 2/10/20)

Social Work Month Event - POSTPONED

St Leo University, March 21

Medical Errors and Unit Social Work Month Awards

The theme for this year’s Social Work Month and Florida State Conference is Social Workers: Generations Strong.

Mark your calendar for March 21 Social Work Month event at St. Leo University. The 2 CEU Medical Errors course will be offered on that day and the recognition of the annual unit Social Work Award recipients. This event will extend from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and will include a luncheon.  More information coming soon!

The Nature Coast Unit will offer Suicide Assessment and Prevention for Suicidal Clients CEU. This will be the fourth CEU event this year in the Nature Coast Unit at St. Leo University, Kirk Hall 123/124.   George A. Jacinto, PhD, LCSW, and Julia Buckey, PhD ACSW will present the workshop. Discussion will overview development of a Safety Plan and the use of Smartphone Apps as part of prevention efforts. Social Workers from Nature Coast and the Tampa Bay Units are invited to attend. 

Unit Leadership recruitment continues, and we need a Vice Chair, Secretary, CONLI Chair, BSW and MSW student representatives.  We ask that you seriously consider joining the leadership team. It is important to have members from the various geographic areas of the unit.  We need to have social workers from the West side of the unit as well as the North join the leadership team.
We look forward to seeing you.

George A. Jacinto, PhD, LCSW, PLLC
Interim Chair of the Nature Coast Unit