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Special Events

  • Aug 1 - Dec 31

    Conversations on Race in America with NASW/CT

    NASW/CT stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and is committed to social justice for all and ending racism. We cannot remain silent about the senseless killings of Black Americans in our country and must call out systemic racism on the micro and macro levels.
    NASW/CT invites you to join us for a series of community conversations dedicated to fostering dialogue around the ethical responsibility of social workers in the racial justice movement. Time will be allotted for resource sharing, processing, and guided discussions around how to be better allies to our fellow Black social workers and the greater Black community. These conversations will allow for exploration into future action by the chapter including legislative and policy advocacy.
    Members are notified of these ongoing Zoom conversations via Constant Contact emails and registration is required, so please keep an eye on your inbox.

  • Oct 1 - Dec 5

    Fall Social Distancing NASW/CT Webinars for LIVE CECs

     

    In keeping with continued social distancing guidelines, NASW/CT is offering the following LIVE Zoom webinars:


  • Oct 7

    Self-Care: "Take My Advice, I Don't Use It" LIVE Zoom Webinar

    1 CEC, $20 for Members; $30 for non Members; FREE for Student Members (but no CECs)

    Through interactive discussion with Channe Fodeman, LCSW, participants will identify their personal definition of self-care, explore how their values and beliefs impact their self-care, examine what gets in the way of self-care, and in this short workshop clarify some personal goals.

    For more information or to register, click here.


  • Oct 21

    Queer Black Lives Matter: The Intersection of Race, Gender and Sexuality in K-12 Schools During the Pandemic

    Join Alberto Cifuentes, Jr., LMSW for this Zoom webinar on the experiences of LGBTQ+ youth of color and how to support them in and out of school.  1.5 Cultural Competency CECs.  Sponsored by the NASW/CT Diversity Committee.

    Click here for more information or to register.


  • Oct 28

    Psychology of Suicide LIVE Zoom Webinar

    3 CECs, $50 for Members; $75 for non Members; $15 for Students (no CECs)

    This workshop will review the etiology and symptoms of self-harmful and suicidal impulses and their impact upon the client’s thinking, emotions, and behaviors.  Mary-K O’Sullivan, LMFT, LADC, LPC will review issues such as societal pressures, clinical prevalence of depressive disorders and substance use, and intervention strategies.

    Click here for more information or to register.


  • Nov 6

    Working with the Post 9/11 Veteran: What a Civilian Social Worker Needs to Know LIVE Zoom Webinar

    2 Veterans Services CECs, $35 for Members; $50 for non Members; $10 for Students (no CECs)

    Join Sharon Young, PhD, LCSW for this presentation which will help you better understand military culture and the unique experiences of Post 9/11 veterans.  This webinar will offer an understanding of the current day military experience and how these experiences impact families and children.

    For more information or to register, click here.


Latest News

Mental Health Professions in Connecticut unite in calling for telehealth to be made permanent with pay equity. In an excellent letter to the Governor, key Commissioners and Legislative leaders NASW/CT joined with other mental health providers to make a strong case for telehealth and fair payment.

June 22, 2020 The Honorable Joe AresimowiczSpeaker of the House of Representatives The Honorable Matt RitterHouse Majority Leader The Honorable Themis KlaridesHouse Minority Leader The Honorable Martin LooneySenate President Pro Tempore The Honorable Bob DuffSenate Majority Leader The Honorable Len FasanoSenate Minority Leader Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Office Building210 Capitol AvenueHartford, CT 06106 Sent via […]

Recommendations on Reforms to Policing in Connecticut Revised Version 06/24/20

On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Chapter we thank Governor Lamont, the Judiciary Committee, and the full CT Legislature for taking up the critically important work of rethinking how policing is performed in our state. This is a discussion that is long overdue and NASW/CT wants to be a partner in […]

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Legislative Testimonies

View the Legislative Testimonies that NASW-CT prepares and presents on behalf of members and the community.