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E-News -- July 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.
July 2014





Upcoming Events

Texas Law for the Social Worker
with Vicki Hansen, LMSW-AP, ACSW
August 15, 2014
Austin, TX
Learn more.

38th Annual NASW/Texas State Conference
All People Matter
October 18-20, 2014
San Marcos, TX
Learn more.

Calendar of Events

Join Us for the 38th Annual State Conference

October 18-20, 2014 in San Marcos, Texas

Conference Registration is now open online! Visit the conference website for a full list of sessions, the conference schedule, travel and hotel information, and so much more.

Early Bird Registration is available until August 20. Register now for the best rates! Plus, all Early Bird Registrations will be entered into a drawing for a FREE registration to the 2015 Conference in Galveston!

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NASW/TX Receives Grant for Mental Health Policy Fellow

In June the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health announced the five recipients of the Hogg Mental Health Policy Fellow Grants program, including the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Read more.

Five Years in Review

The Social Work Reinvestment Initiative began in 2009 in Texas. Read more about the highlights from the project.

Licensing Tip

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

Practice Resource

NASW offers free monthly webinars on Private Practice to members. Attend Opening and Retaining a Successful Private Practice in July.
Read more

Find a Mentor, Be a Mentor

Are you starting out in a new area of practice? Do you work in an area with few local social workers? Do you want to be challenged and encouraged in your personal growth? Find a Mentor!

Are you an established professional interested in giving back to the profession? Do you want to gain fresh, new insights through conversations with emerging professionals? Be a Mentor!

Our new Find a Mentor, Be a Mentor service aims to help NASW/Texas members make mentorship connections that are professionally beneficial and personally satisfying. Sign up today!

Members on the Move

Have you reached a milestone in your career? Has your work been covered in a news article? Have your recently been published? Have you received an award for your work? Tell us about it so we can celebrate our successes together! ​​

Quick Links

-Branches - Local events & resources. Updates this month from Central Texas, Heart of Texas, LRGV, Red River, Texoma, and West Central Texas.
-CE Workshops
-Clinical Reimbursement Project
-Student Center

-Member Center
-Professional Education

This Month's News

  • NASW Request your Input on Draft Standards for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings. Read more.
  • The Census Bureau is requesting nominations of individuals and organizations to the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations. Nominations due by July 17. Read more.

Coming in this month's NETWORK

Watch for your July issue of NETWORK arriving mid-month, which includes:

  • The Preliminary Program for Conference with a full listing of all conference sessions for your review.
  • Articles from TPACE, the Human Rights Committee, and the Women's Issues Committee.
  • Member Spotlight on Teala Robinson, LMSW, finalist for the Presidential Management Fellowship Class of 2014; and
  • Much more!


Job Board

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Ethics & the Texas Social Worker - Houston

Developing a Trauma-Informed Practice Approach - San Antonio

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