​​​​UPCOMING EVENTS

August 19, 2017 - Melbourne, FL   
*NASW-FL Space Coast Unit is hosting “Motivational Interviewing in Health Care”
with Earl Ledford, LCSW, CST, CAP, CET, from 9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. at Center for Family Caregivers, 3661 South Babcock Street. Registration is: $30 NASW Members; $50 Non-Members; and free for interns / students.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
Online registration is closed; however, you may register at the door.



Laughter Yoga - December 2017

Using Music in Therapy - Date TBD


SAVE THE DATE - January 11, 2018

There will be a Space Coast Unit Networking Event on January 11, 2018. Location and time to be announced.



UNIT LEADERSHIP


Earl Ledford - Co-Chair
spacecoast.naswfl@socialworkers.org


DeAnn Collins

drcollins328@gmail.com


Meg Tworkowski - Vice Chair

mtwski@aol.com


Jen Paranhos - CE Events, Secretary

jenparanhos@gmail.com


CCNLI Chair- Position Open


Penny Toman-PACE


Darlyne Guldi-Mula-PACE
darguldi@gmail.com


Beth Moseley - Membership Chair


Jenny Murdock - Newsletter

jenny.e.murdock@gmail.com


​​SPACE COAST UNIT


Social Work Award Winners


During our 2017 Social Work Celebration dinner held on March 15 there were three awards given in recognition for outstanding contributions to the social work profession and the community. 

Betsy Farmer, the Founder and very center of Promise, a group of dedicated parents and family members, who has been a long-time advocate for children with special needs was named Public Citizen of the Year.

DeAnn Collins, LCSW and Chair of the Space Coast Unit was awarded Social Worker of the Year for her tireless, dedicated service for the Unit and advocacy for members in the Geriatric Community. 

Earl Ledford, LCSW, the Social Worker of the Year for 2016, was awarded Educator of the Year for his work with students and registered interns participating in the ACF Therapy Associates program.


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Future Committee Meetings

Our steering committee meetings are open to all members! Our meetings are a great way to connect with other social workers. Please watch the NASW-FL Space Coast Unit Facebook page as well as our Unit page on the NASW-FL website for more details. Contact
spacecoast.naswfl@socialworkers.org for more information on how you can get involved.

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!!

We want to hear from you!

What topics of interest would you like to learn about in a workshop? What would you like to see from your Space Coast Chapter?  We are always looking for new speakers as well; we have a wealth of expertise in this community and are interested in learning about your area(s) of specialty. Submit your thoughts or ideas to:

Jen Paranhos - jenparanhos@gmail.com

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