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Upcoming Events

April 8
NASW Special Membership Meeting *POSTPONED*
Learn more.
 
April 8
Dallas
Trauma-Informed Care
with Sandra A. Lopez, LCSW, ACSW, DCSW
Learn more.
 
April 15
Fort Worth
HIPAA for Therapists
with Katie Malinski, LCSW
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April 22
UT Rio Grande Valley
Trauma-Informed Care
with Sandra A. Lopez, LCSW, ACSW, DCSW
Learn more.
 
May 6
Austin
Texas Law for the Social Worker
with Miriam Nisenbaum, LMSW, ACSW
Learn more.

Branch Awardees Named


(Pictured, left to right: NASW/Houston Branch Chair Crystal Sallans, NASW/Houston 2016 Social Worker of the Year Januari Leo, and NASW/Houston Steering Committee Member Jillian Bissar)
 
Branches around the state celebrated Social Work Month in March with annual festivities that culminated with the honoring of their 2016 Branch Awardees. The efforts of these remarkable individuals exemplify social work values and serve as an inspiration to us all. Nominations for Chapter-level Awards are due April 15 and must be submitted online by a branch chair or NLIC representative.
 
Chapter-level awardees are chosen by the Awards Committee. Awardees will be notified in June and recognized at the Opening Plenary of the 40th Annual NASW/Texas State Conference in Arlington, this October 6-8. View list of branch awardees.


NEW! Online Review Course Offered in May 

NASW/Texas has created a convenient and cost-effective format for you to prepare for your LMSW, LMSW-AP, and LCSW exam! Watch Dr. Cynthia Franklin's course video at your leisure May 9-24, 2016, then participate in a live, online Q&A with the instructor on May 25, 2016. Includes new DSM-5 information. Early bird rates available through May 8. Learn more.

Advancing the Profession

Why Become Politically Active? Learn more.
 

Career Insights

Trends in Macro Social Work Education Learn more.
 

Practice Resources

April 14 Webinar: "Social Work Practice in Child Welfare: The Interactional Model" Learn more.

Student Poster Presentation Returns

 
The 2016 NASW/Texas State Conference Planning Committee is seeking poster proposals from SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS to present at our conference in Arlington this October 6-8! Poster proposals must include topics that build knowledge and skills in social work practice, theory, policy or research that are relevant to today’s practice issues and clients/client systems we serve.

This is a great opportunity for students to add a state conference presentation to their resume and network with social workers and other FUTURE social workers. This year's Student Poster Presentation is sponsored by Texas Christian University Department of Social Work. To learn more about the proposal submission process, please visit the Student Poster Presentation webpage.


Quick Links

@ NASWTX.org
-Branches - Local events & resources. Updates this month from LIST BRANCHES.
-Share Your Success! Submit your announcements to Members on the Move.
-CE Workshops
-Clinical Reimbursement Project
-Student Center

@ SocialWorkers.org
-Member Center
-Professional Education

This Month's News

  • Voting for NASW 2016 National Elections is open. Vote now.
  • NASW National Conference names Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. McDonald keynote speaker. Read now.
  • NASW/TX Executive Director & Gov't Relations Director weigh in on gun violence discussion with NASW National. Read now.
  • NASW Brief on Solitary Confinement. Read now.
  • TX social workers discuss suicide warning signs. Read now.
  • NASW CEO touts social work safety bill on radio. Listen.
  • Deep East Texas Branch awardees on news. Watch.
  • What is next for TX criminal justice reform? Read now.
  • NASW/TX member drives women hours to obtain safe abortions. Read now.

April NETWORK...Elections!

It's that time of year... NASW/Texas Elections. Everything you need to know coming soon in the April NETWORK! Sent to you via snail mail later this month!

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