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Special Events

  • Feb 1 - Jun 1

    Call For Social Worker Nominations NASW/CT 2021 AWARD for EXCELLENCE DURING COVID

    This year the Connecticut Chapter of NASW will honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the social work profession while working during the COVID 19 pandemic.   Anyone who appreciates a Social Worker is eligible to make a nomination.  NASW/CT’s Award Committee will recognize up to three social workers who have had a positive impact on individuals and their community while practicing under the COVID restrictions and health insecurities.  This award gives the Chapter an opportunity to show appreciation to members of the profession who have gone above and beyond in remarkable ways to exemplify the commitment, spirit, advocacy, and integrity of a social worker during a pandemic that is unprecedented in our lifetime.

    Click here for full description


  • Mar 5 - Mar 25

    Celebrate Social Work Month!

    Free Trainings!  Free CECs to Members!

    March of 2021 is Social Work Month and, since we can’t be together to celebrate our profession and the work we do in our communities, we are offering a series of FREE, ZOOM, CE approved workshops that we think are relevant, varied, valuable, and quite interesting.  Sign up for 1 or ALL!!

    These workshops are FREE to Members including a CE certificate.  Yet-to-be-Members may certainly attend, but there is a $25 fee per workshop which includes a CE certificate.  This is a great time to join the organization that works for YOU!

    REGISTER for each timely, novel, and FREE Training SEPARATELY!  Seating is limited to 100 participants per workshop.

    Click here for complete descriptions for all of these trainings.

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    Friday, March 5, 9:30 to 11:00
    Impact of Covid-19 on Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, and Resource Access
    1.5 CECs.  Click here to register.

     

    Friday, March 12, Lunchtime Discussion, 12:00 to 1:30
    What Clinicians Need to Know About Commonly Used Synthetic Drugs
    1.5 CECs.  Click here to register.

     

    Saturday, March 13, 11:00 to 12:30
    Diversity and Cultural Competency:  An Interactive Approach
    1.5 Cultural Competency CECs.  THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY AND IS NOW CLOSED.

     

    Thursday, March 18, 9:30 to 11:30
    The Challenges and Benefits of Using Telehealth with Mental Health Clients
    2 CECs.  Click here to register.

     

    Thursday, March 25, Lunchtime Workshop, 12:00 to 1:30
    Consent is Sexy: Ethical Dimensions in Sexuality and Aging
    1.5 CECs.  Click here to register.


  • Mar 18

    Latino/a Social Workers Network Virtual Recognition Dinner

    Click here for details.


Latest News

NASW/CT has submitted testimony to the Governor’s Nursing Home and Assisted Living Oversight Work Group

NASW/CT has submitted testimony to the Governor’s Nursing Home and Assisted Living Oversight Work Group calling for a dramatic reduction in the nursing home beds to social worker ratio in nursing homes. Currently, nursing homes can have 1 social worker for 120 beds. The Oversight Group was formed in response to the tragedy of Covid-19 […]

NASW/CT Calls for Police to Add Social Workers

NASW/CT has issued a paper on utilization of social workers by police that covers both 911 calls and officer wellness. The paper was sent to all police chiefs in Connecticut in response to the Police Accountability Bill that requires police departments to study utilization of social workers. The paper was distributed by the CT Police […]

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