Nominations are open for the 2021 Annual Social Work Awards.
The National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter (NASW-FL) established annual Social Work Awards to honor outstanding professionals and members of the community at the local, state, and national level.
The deadline is January 15, 2021.
NASW-FL is in the process of developing a Race and Justice Task Force. Carol Edwards is the chair of the Task Force. More information on this task force is forthcoming.
lease review two documents from the NASW-FL Board of Directors on Racism and Social Justice and The NASW Ethical Principles for Activism and Advocacy for Antiracism and Social Justice.
Social workers are on the frontlines and see first-hand the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the populations we serve. To continue to provide services, many are adapting and revising the way services are provided turning to telehealth and other technologies.
NASW-FL is providing resources and information to help members navigate COVID19.
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The opportunities listed are for an in-person Conference; however, based on the COVID pandemic the Conference may be a hybrid meeting: in-person and virtual, or virtual. All opportunities listed will be adjusted to meet the needs of the sponsors.
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NASW-FL invites proposals for workshops and posters for our Annual Conference, June 17-19, 2021.
This year the Conference may be in-person, virtual or a hybrid.
The deadline to submit proposals is January 15, 2021.
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In 2019, Florida passed the Telehealth Bill which establishes standards of practice for telehealth services, including patient evaluations, record-keeping, and controlled substances prescribing. The bill also authorizes out-of-state health care practitioners to perform telehealth services for patients in Florida upon meeting certain eligibility requirements and registering with the department.
The Florida Department of Health has created a website that allows interested parties to sign up for updates and register to become an out-of-state telehealth provider. More information, please visit: flhealthsource.gov/telehealth
General Hours = 25
Ethics and Boundaries or Provision of Teletherapy : 3 hours - In alternating biennial renewal periods, the licensee shall complete either.
Prevention of Medical Errors: 2 hours required for renewal - Must be taken from a Board approved Medical Errors provider. Approved courses are listed in CEBroker.
Domestic Violence: 2 hours required every 3rd license renewal. These hours are included in the 25 general hours.
Laws and Rules Update: 3 hours required every 3rd license renewal. These hours are required every third biennium and are included in the 25 general hours.
Supervision Update: 4 hours - These hours are required every third biennium for Qualified Supervisors only and are included in the 25 general hours. NOTE: Not required for renewal until 03/31/2023. This means if you already took the course, you will need to start taking the course every third biennium. Example: If you took the course this renewal cycle, you will take it again during the 2023-2025 renewal cycle.
Registered Clinical Social Work Intern CE Requirements
There are no requirements that a registered intern must obtain continuing education. However, registered CSW interns may choose to complete the 8 hour laws and rules course, 3 hour HIV/AIDS and 2 hour domestic violence requirement for licensure while a registered intern.
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