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​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Palm Beach Unit!!


We have gone Virtual!!!

We will continue to assess the situation due to COVID-19 and provide virtual meetings for participants until it is safe to meet in person. 

We plan to have 3 events during the months of June, July and August which will be free for all to attend.  Please check back monthly for information about these events.


As a reminder, we offer 16 opportunities for 16 CE hours, 16 sponsored dinners and 16 networking events in our season that runs from Sept through May at our two locations (2nd Monday in PBG, 3rd Monday in Boca) as well as a sprinkling of other events throughout that includes our annual March Social Work Awards Event! ​


We can definitely use your help planning some of these events and encourage you to get more involved with the Palm Beach NASW Unit.  This is a great way to meet great people, get connected, learn about other events in the community, job opportunities and more!! It does not take much time to participate and get involved.  We will mentor you through the process and in most positions you will work collaborative with the other co-chair. If you are interested please email me (see email below) 

Positions that need to be filled:

Technology Chair – Post our events to Facebook
March Event – Co-Chair
Sponsorship Co- Chair


Also, we encouraged everyone to get to know our sponsors. If you believe they could be a good fit for any of your clients, we encourage you to send some business their way! If you know anyone who would like to sponsor an event please let us know.  This is a great way to connect the community to NASW Palm Beach!!

 Just to catch up on the exciting events that we NASW Palm Beach Unit has participated in since May. We participated in two pinning ceremonies for BSW MSW and DSW graduates from Florida Atlantic University and Barry University. We also participated at FAU’s orientation program for social work students entering the social work bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. 

Hope to see you at one of our next meetings!  If you would like to become more involved in the Unit please email me and you can attend our next steering committee meeting in August to learn more about our group and how to become a part of it!


Alyse November, LCSW
palmbeach.naswfl@socialworkers.org




UPCOMING EVENTS



​​August 24, 2020 • Virtual
*NASW-FL Palm Beach Unit presents "Racial Equity Action Group Meeting" with Keisha Henry, LCSW & Rorri Geller-Mohamed, LCSW, 
from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Welcome to the first meeting of our Racial Equity Action group.  We will be coming together to discuss the next steps to start our first project focused on fostering a culture of equity and need your support and involvement.  We need you! Our time is now!   Hope to see you there!   This is a virtual event. You will receive a link prior to the event.  
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!



UNIT LEADERSHIP


Alyse November, LCSW - Unit Chair

palmbeach.naswfl@socialworkers.org


Joyce Lampert, LCSW - Immediate Past Unit Chair & Northern Sub-Unit Chair

Joycelampertlcsw@gmail.com


​Sharon O'Halloran, LCSW, ACSW, BCD - Vice Chair

ohallorannorahs@aol.com


Sally Valentine, PhD, LCSW - Southern Sub-Unit Co–Chair

drsallyvalentine@me.com


Vivienne Steinhardt, LCSW - Southern Sub-Unit Co–Chair

vivboca@yahoo.com


Mya Breman LCSW - Secretary
gaylebreman12@gmail.com


Terrence Carn  – Membership Co-Chair

tcarn@helpingsavelives.org


Rorri Geller-Mohamed  – Membership Co-Chair

rorri1022@gmail.com

Julie McDermott, MSW - Sponsorship Chair

henning.jules@gmail.com


Andres Torrens, LCSW - Legislative Chair

artorrens@aol.com


Fizoon Reimer Legislative Co-Chair
fi.reimer@gmail.com


Debra Fox, LCSW - Committee Member

dfoxcsw@aol.com


Deborah Nesbit, LCSW, ACSW - Committee Member

deborahnesbit@bellsouth.net


Barbara Brakel, ACSW - Member-at-Large

brakelkartell@bellsouth.net


Linda Kartell, LCSW - Member-at-Large

brakelkartell@bellsouth.net


Clarinda Shabazz, LCSW - CCNLI Chair

cyshabazz1954@yahoo.com


PALM BEACH UNIT