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August 29, 2020 • Virtual
*NASW-FL Nature Coast Unit presents "A Call for Advocacy: Voter Engagement" with Nancy  Abudu, Deputy Legal Director, Southern Poverty Law Center, Christina Cazanave, MSW, and Tiffany McClanathan, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Registration is $20 for members, $25 for non-members and free for students. This workshop has been approved for and offers 3 contact hours.  You will receive a zoom link prior to the workshop.This workshop is sponsored by:  UNCONN School of Social Work/Voting is Social Work.    


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