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Beautiful setting directly on the Halifax River at Caribbean Jacks Daytona Beach. Great food and 2 CEU's.

Flagler County Sherrif Ricky Staly and Volusia-/Flagler Unit Chair Kian Jacobs.



​​January 29, 2020 • Palm Coast, FL
*NASW-FL Volusia/Flagler Unit presents "Maternal Depression and How it Informs Practice" with Erin Orjuela, LCSW & Kian Jacobs, LCSW,
from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Get Off the Couch Counseling.  Registration is first come, first served.  Registration is capped at 12 people.  Registration fee is $10 which includes pizza.  Pre-Pay only.  There will be NO on-site registration!  

2019 Volusia/Flagler Unit Award Winners

Social Worker of the Year:  Kian F. Jacobs LCSW 
Elected Official of the Year:  Sheriff Michael J Chitwood  
Public Citizen of the Year:  Pastor Donna Choate
Public Citizen of the Year:  Mark Geallis  

Relaxed open group discussion of a difficult subject. Focused overall on therapist safety..

Kian Jacobs, LCSW & Kim Devine, LCSW introduce the topic of Dangerous Clients: Assessment Documentation & Liability

​​​​(Updated 11/7/19)

On October 29 we had our follow up discussion about work with dangerous clients, carried over from September when Sheriff Rick Staly of Flagler County led our forum on The Baker Act. We loved the sheriff, especially since his Mom is a social worker!

When Vanessa met Debbie, We are Community

Two social workers both relocated from PA, randomly sat by each other at the October meeting, and shared their common story of close connection with a coworker, peer, friend clinician. They had both heard about each other.

Save the Date for the Holidays are Here!

Saturday December 7, Holiday Party 1:00 to 4:00... at the home of Kian Jacobs, Ormond By the Sea. Pot luck, gift swap, networking, lots of fun, open to all, stay tuned for parking, food planning and party announcement. If you would like to get involved, please contact Emma Event Coordinator at

January 29 5:00 to 8:00; 2 CEUs pending, First Palm Coast Presentation!

Maternal Depression and Practice, presentation by Erin Orjuela, LCSW. This will be followed by a consultation/study group session, open discussion around Women & Trauma,  participants can share challenging cases and group will relate to clinical theories, symptoms, and treatment plan considerations. This may develop into a series, for Trauma Informed Care, and possibly continue the presentation/consultation format. Space will be limited,  host will be Kim Devine, LCSW  in Palm Coast. 

Volusia/Flagler Now on Facebook

*Please show your support for the Volusia Flagler unit's new
Facebook page! Like and follow our new page for updates, events, and information useful to you and your practice!

Feel free to post CEU opportunities, networking events, positive thoughts and community concern. Let's build our inclusive community and elevate our profession together!

​​​​Please contact Kian Jacobs with any ideas or concerns at


Kian Jacobs, LCSW, EMDR Certified - Unit Chair


CEU Event Coordinator & Membership Chair
Angela Mastropiero

Erin Orjuela-Radziewicz 

Douglas Taylor 



 Special Events Chair

 Emma Raistrick

CEU Event Coordinator Volusia/Flagler County Special Events Chair

Angela Mastropiero 

CEU Event Coordinator & Membership, Flagler Palm Coast
Kim Devine

Liz Villanueva 

Communications Chair

Itana Pinansky

Back-Up Consultants

Teresa Wright, MSW - School Social Worker, Past Special Events Chair for 13 years with VF NASW

Patrick Obrien, retired Veteran Administration counselor.