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UPCOMING EVENTS



​May 20, 2019 • Port St. Lucie, FL
*NASW-FL Treasure Coast Unit presents "Caring for Aging Parents:  What You Need to Know for Yourself and Your Clients" with Laura Zel Kremer, LCSW,
from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Watercrest Senior Living - St. Lucie West. Registration is free for Members and Non-Members. This event is sponsored by Watercrest Senior Living. 
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TREASURE COAST UNIT


Hello Members and Visitors!   

Thank you for visiting our page! This is a very important time of the year for Professional Social Workers all across the world! National Professional Social Work Month in March 2019 is an opportunity for social workers around the nation and world and their supporters to educate the public about the invaluable contributions of the profession.


This year's campaign's focus is also on Elevating Social Work - beginning the very important conversation on how to boost the pay of social workers, which continues to lag behind that of other helping professions.  We hope that you will take the time out of your very busy schedules to come out and celebrate with your fellow colleagues and social workers! We encourage you to practice a little self-love and self-care! Join us for a free lunch, fun networking, a great workshop, delicious food, gift giveaways, awards and recognition.

On behalf of the NASW-Florida Chapter and the Treasure Coast Unit, our sponsors and exhibitors, we dedicate this day to you! Bring your friends and family sign up today - It's a Celebration!

Thank you to the following Sponsors for your gracious donations, gifts and support! You will have the opportunity to learn all about their services at the event and take home information and resources.

Brennity at Tradition – Venue and Food







Pro-Comp Medical Billing Inc. – Gift Sponsor






Labstop USA – Gift Sponsor






Nurse On Call – Gift Sponsor 










Unit Meetings:

The committee plans regular monthly Continuing Education Meetings/Workshops as follows:

Our Unit CE Meetings will be held every 3rd Monday of the Month at 6:00pm-8:00pm. Date and times are subject to change.  Light meal and refreshments will be provided at every meeting and made possible through our sponsors.  Locations will be on a “Rotating Schedule” and will take place at a designated location in Martin County, St. Lucie County and Indian River County. ​We ask that you check our page and your emails for regular updates.

Upcoming!

Save the Date! On April 15th, 2019 Kathryn Priest, LCSW, Grief Counselor and published Author of International Day of a Girl: A Walk in Our Life will bring us a presentation entitled “Communities in Crisis”! This presentation will focus on understanding community needs and what resources are available to the community both on the local and state level. This meeting will be sponsored by The Pointe at Ocean Boulevard, who have kindly donated the meeting space and will provide dinner and refreshments.

Hope to see everyone soon!


Susana Lopez-Sierra, MSW, RCSWI

treasurecoast.naswfl@socialworkers.org


Are you a presenter? Are you specializing in an area and wish to share it with social work colleagues and mental health practitioners, then please contact us to be placed on our program schedule for 2019! You can email us at treasurecoast.naswfl@socialworkers.org


We hope to see everyone soon!


UNIT LEADERSHIP

Susana Lopez-Sierra, MSW, - Unit Chair
​Brett Hall, LCSW - North Sub Unit Chair

​treasurecoast.naswfl@socialworkers.org
Candice Rasa, LCSW, IET – Committee Member
Oralea Marquardt, MSW - Committee Member
Laura Zel Kremer, LCSW - Committee Member




Susana Lopez-Sierra, MSW, currently works for Oasis Senior Advisors of the Treasure Coast a local, community-based referral senior living placement service. Susana earned her Bachelors of Social Work degree at Kean University (NJ) in 1997 and her Master Degree of Social Work at Barry University (FL) in 2010. Susana has more than 16 years of professional social work experience. During the past seven years, she has concentrated her clinical practice in the area of Geriatric Care & Case Management. Most recently she worked as a Case Manager with Martin Health Systems in Stuart, Florida. She has also served as a Hospice Social Worker and a Long-Term Care Coordinator for a managed care insurance company. Susana lives in St. Lucie County with her husband and son.