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Special Events

  • Aug 24

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

    Join us at WCSU Midtown Campus, White Hall, Room 127, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810 on Friday, August 24, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:30 to get a better understanding of military culture and the unique needs of veterans, which will allow you to explore how you can apply your current knowledge base to work effectively with this population.  Presented by Sharon Young, PhD, LCSW.

    Approved for 2 CECs by NASW/CT and meets the Veterans Services requirement for licensure renewal.

    Certain proceeds will go to the Student Veteran Organization at Western Connecticut State University.



    Cost:  $10.00 for students, $35.00 for NASW members, $60.00 for non-members


  • Sep 28

    Call for Nominations Deadline for the Annual Awards Dinner is 09/28/18!

    Consider your educators, your mentors, your colleagues, and those in the community who are making a difference in the lives of others and nominate them for an award this year.   If selected in one of the six categories (Lifetime Achievement, Student of the Year, Educator of the Year, Legislator of the Year, and Public Citizen of the Year), they will be awarded at our Annual Dinner on November 29, 2018.  Click here for complete instructions on how to submit your nominees.

Latest News

NASW Opposes Kavanaugh Nomination to High Court

NASW has announced its opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. NASW reviewed Judge Kavanaugh’s decisions on the Appeals Court and have found his opposition to women’s reproductive rights, gun control, the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), consumer rights and his favoring of big corporations over the average American, makes him unsuitable for a lifetime […]

Social Work Jobs Threatened

NASW/CT protests the Farmington Public Schools move to replace school social workers with school psychologists. Farmington Public Schools used 2 vacancies for school social workers to be filled by school psychologists.  The Chapter has written to the Farmington Schools Superintendent and the Board of Education, calling for a halt on the policy of replacing school […]

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Legislative Testimonies

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