Be Part of the National Association of Social Workers

Protect and advance your career through membership in your professional social work organization.

Special Events

  • Jun 19

    Play Therapy: Expanding Your Toolbox in Working with Child Trauma

    Cosponsored by the Social Work Department at Western Connecticut State University, the New York Association for Play Therapy, and NASW/CT, this workshop will help clinicians identify now play therapy can be used to treat trauma and will teach two play therapy techniques that work with children. Presented by Dr. Gabriel Lomas, an associate professor of counseling at WCSU, Dr. Lomas is a Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor who has significant experience in trauma evaluation and treatment and who has worked with many children in treatment.

    The workshop will be held from 9 to 12:30 (registration and coffee from 9 to 9:30) on June 19 at Warner Hall on the WCSU Midtown Campus at 181 White Street in Danbury. Parking is in the garage on 5th Street. The workshop is approved for 3 CECs by NASW/CT and RPT CEs by the Association for Play Therapy. Cost is $10 for Students, $25 for NASW Members, and $45 for Non Members.

    Click below to REGISTER or click on FLYER for complete event information.

    Register Flyer

    Read More

  • Jun 26

    Enhancing Culturally Competent Practice with Diverse Clients: An Intersectional Approach

    Presented By: Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D., LCSW

    An intersectional approach within the context of culturally competent social work practice offers a framework for assessing unique client situations and the effects of structural power systems. This nuanced assessment provides a more holistic approach to systemic interventions based on the lived experience of clients. Applications to social work practice will be discussed and will include experiential exercises.

    Costs: NASW Members $25.00 – Non-Members $45.00 – Students $10.00 (SHU students free)
    Continuing Education for License Renewal: This program is approved for 2 Continuing Education Hours for LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, LPC & Licensed Psychologist, and meets the annual requirement for training in Cultural Competence.

    Click below to REGISTER or click on FLYER for complete event information.

    Register Flyer

    Read More

  • Oct 1

    2015 Annual Awards Dinner

    It’s not too early to nominate a colleague for an award at the 2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Save the date now for a memorable evening and the opportunity to honor individuals who have made outstanding and valuable contributions to the social work profession. Click on the button below to nominate a BSW student, a MSW student, an Educator, a Public Citizen, a Social Worker, and a person for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Dinner details will follow.


    Read More

NASW-CT CE Institute

NASW-CT provides continuing education to social workers:

  • Online
  • Live
  • CEtoGo
  • and more!

Latest News

Licensure Required by May 1st.

As of May 1, 2015 all clinical social work practice in CT will require either the LMSW or LCSW. The only exceptions are social work internships as part of a social work degree program, practice under a school social worker certification, practice in a nursing home and practicing under another professional license.

NASW/CT announces the Chapter’s Legislative Agenda for 2015.

NASW/CT announces the Chapter’s Legislative agenda for 2015. The agenda covers workforce, human rights, social justice and consumer protections. Please view the 2015 Legislative Agenda in the next column under Legislative Testimony.

More News