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Upcoming Events

January 21
TX State Capitol, Austin
Women's March on Austin
Learn more.

January 26-28
CCMC New World Symposium
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February 8
TX State Capitol, Austin
Mental Health Day
Hosted by TX Mental Illness Awareness Coalition
Learn more.

February 9
NASW Virtual Career Fair
Pre-registration required.
Learn more.

March 6
TX State Capitol, Austin
Social Work Advocacy Day
Details coming soon!



The non-deductible portion of dues in 2016 is 16.91%. This non-deductible percentage applies only to membership dues, not any other expenses, including sections membership. Any other fees paid to NASW may be deductible as a business expense up to 100%, depending on your personal tax situation.


2017 Spring Workshop Series Announced

NASW/Texas is pleased to announce its 2017 Spring Workshop Series:

HIPAA for Therapists
with Katie Malinski, LCSW
- Dallas, February 24  REGISTER NOW!
- San Antonio, April 21

Ethics & the Texas Social Worker
with Miriam Nisenbaum, LMSW, ACSW
- San Antonio, March 9
- El Paso, May 6
- Wharton, April 7

Supervision Pathways: Converging Needs, Duties and Opportunities

with Dorinda Noble, PhD, LCSW
- Lubbock, April 20-22

Best Ethical Practices: Developing a Trauma-Informed Practice Approach
with Sandra A. Lopez, LCSW, ACSW, DCSW
- Austin, April 28
- Houston, June 9

Online LMSW, LMSW-AP, LCSW Exam Prep Course
with Cynthia Franklin, PhD, LCSW, ACSW
- Virtual, May 2-17
Registration is now open for all workshops. Member discounts and Ethics credits are available at all of these trainings. See full listing of calendar of events.

Hurry, Call for Proposals Closes February 1!


Share your knowledge. Submit a proposal to present at the 41st Annual NASW/TX State Conference in Galveston this October 5-7. Deadline is Wednesday, February 1. More info.

Advancing the Profession

What’s Next For America & Social Workers? Read now.

Career Insights

How to Finance Your First Business Read now.

Practice Resources

NASW Practice Alert: Health Care in 2017 Read now.

Jordan Named NASW Social Work Pioneer 

NASW/Texas Member and Former President Catheleen Jordan, PhD, LCSW has been named an NASW Social Work Pioneer by the NASW Foundation. Dr. Jordan has been an NASW member for 37 years. Her contributions in research, teaching and service in her area of children and family have been exemplary. Read full bio here.


NASW Groups Enjoy Registration Discounts at CCMC Symposium

NASW and The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) have signed an agreement to work together on providing NASW members special consideration for acquiring this certification. The Commission for Case Manager Certification will host its 2017 New World Symposium, January 26-28, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in the Dallas area. CCMC is offering a special conference rate for groups of 6 or more. Call Sandy Mau, 803-467-8828, for details. Get event info.


In the News

NASW opposes nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be next US Attorney General. Read now.

Member Editorial: Freedom is a Just Cause by NASW/TX LGBT Committee Chair Josephine Tittsworth, LMSW, ABD, BSW, AA. Read now.
The problems with "repeal and delay." Read now.

NASW CEO McClain's holiday video, response to Trump presidency. Watch now.

HHS taps 8 states for behavioral health program, TX excluded. Read now.
State argues foster kids get required supervision after judge calls for more. Read more.

NASW/TX Member Adam McCormick and NASW/TX Gov't Relations Director Will Francis share their opinions in the Dallas Morning News article, "LGBT youths should be a top priority in Child Protective Services overhaul." Read now.
NASW National's November/December Advocacy Report. Read now.
Patrick, Kolkhorst unveil ‘deeply divisive’ anti-trans "Bathroom Bill." Read now.

Tell Congress to protect our health care! Act now.

Social workers help reduce human trafficking. Read now.
Baytown-area resident leads fight for transgender rights. (NASW/TX LGBT Chair Josephine Tittsworth featured.) Read now.

What does a Trump presidency mean for women’s health? Read now.

Quick Links

-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

-Member Center
-Professional Education  


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Continuing Ed

Find continuing education opportunities


The NASW Virtual Career Fair on February 9 will connect you directly with top employers offering open social work career opportunities from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. Choose which employers you want to network and interview with and then engage in one-on-one text-based conversations or Skype video chats directly with a recruiter at those organizations! Learn more.

more Calendar

Ethics & the Texas Social Worker - Houston

Developing a Trauma-Informed Practice Approach - San Antonio

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