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E-News -- May 2014
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Find resources for practice, CE opportunities, stories of inspiring colleagues and so much more in this month's NASW/Texas E-News.
May E-News

Upcoming Events

The Business of Private Practice: Spring Symposium

with Camielle Call, LCSW
May 16, 2014
Austin, TX
Learn more.

LMSW, LMSW-AP, LCSW Review Course - Austin
with Dr. Cynthia Franklin, LCSW
May 29 & 30, 2014
Austin, TX
Learn more.

COURSE FULL: Ducks in a Row: HIPAA & HB300 for Therapists - Dallas
with Katie Malinkski, LCSW
June 13, 2014
Dallas, TX
Learn more.
SAVE THE DATE: Texas Law for the Social Worker: Rules & Ethics, August 22, 2014, Austin, TX
Details Coming Soon!

Calendar of Events

Last Chance to Register: The Business & Ethics of Private Practice

Whether you're in private practice now or considering the jump in the future, this 6-hour workshop on May 16th will provide you with the tools and information you need to practice ethically and efficiently.

This workshop will include a CD of resources and several great handouts, so please preregister by Sunday, May 11 to ensure you get a packet!
Learn more.


Have you voted for your Chapter leadership? Ballots close May 15. Take 5 minutes to cast your vote today!

Membership Drive

Only one month left to hit our goal of 500 new members and for you to secure the grand prize of a Free Conference Registration and Spa Package. Learn more.

Advocacy 101 Quiz

Test your wits on facts about our state government.
Read more

Licensing Tip

Do you know the Standards of Practice for Relationships with Clients? (Part 4 of 6)
Read more

Practice Resource

Starting a Private Practice? Here are 10 Tips to help you get ready!
Read more

Our Spring Interns Reflect on their Semester at NASW/Texas

MSW Students Colleen McKinney, Texas State, and Monica Perea, UT San Antonio, have worked alongside our staff since January. Whether researching membership trends, connecting with social workers who work at the Capitol, attending coalition meetings, or assisting with the daily tasks of an administrative office, Monica and Colleen have been a pleasure to work with. Learn more about what they did, what the learned, and what they'll be doing next:

Read Colleen and Monica's stories here.

Quick Links

-Branches - Local events & resources. Updates this month from Central Texas, Coastal Bend, North Central Texas-Dallas, and West Central Texas.
-CE Workshops
-Clinical Reimbursement Project
-Student Center

-Member Center
-Professional Education


This Month's News

  • We're hiring! NASW/Texas is seeking a new Government Relations Director as Dr. Sue Milam is retiring. Applications due by May 15. Read more.
  • TPACE: Advocacy to Activism. Read more.
  • Women's Issues Committee: Update on Texas Abortion Laws. Read more.
  • Social Work & The Affordable Care Act: Summit highlights new opportunities for the profession. Read more at
  • Texas Youth & Runaway Hotline Changes with the Times. Read more at DFPS.


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NASW Conference
Please note: This is the National Conference.
The NASW/Texas Conference is October 18-20 in San Marcos.
Registration opens July 1.

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