Events Calendar

The following continuing education opportunities are open to any professional or interested person. NASW members will receive a discounted rate.

Additional CE’s will be posted during the year and free opportunities will be sent out to NASW members through the Member E-Blast communications.L

Check this website page for regular updates to coming trainings and events.

Growing Up and Out Skills to Help Traumatized Children/Youth Become Successful

August 9th

9:00 am to 4 pm

YMCA Downtown – 402 N. Market St. – Wichita – Kansas 67202

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This session looks at developmental stages and how trauma can influence them. This training looks at independent living skills and focuses on as tools to use for all ages as they transition into the next phase of life and eventually, adulthood. 

  1. Identify tools that caregivers can utilize per policies and roles of educators, social workers, and mental health fields 
  2. Obtain information on life-long developmental challenges and ways to better prepare youth prior to adulthood 
  3. Discuss theoretical ideas regarding psychological, emotional and social developmental of children/youth into adulthood. 

Presenter: Amber Jewell, LMSW has worked with youth and families in child protective services, the education field, and mental health services. She also serves on the KNASW and KFAN boards. Having worked in a variety of roles, she is passionate about educational collaboration between professionals and services to provide clients with the best care possible, particularly youth and young adults that have experienced trauma.

Suicide Prevention: Assessment, Treatment and Planning 

September 27th – 9 am – 4:00 pm

420 SE 6th Avenue, Suite 2001 – Topeka – KS 66607

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Participants will review the purpose of the treatment plan and discuss the use of Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale. Participants will explore the importance of client driven treatment plans. Participants will explore their role in caring out treatment interventions.

presented by

Phelica Glass, LSCSW 

Clinical Social Worker – State and National Trainer on Suicide Prevention

Starting a PrivatePractice Business

October 18th

9 am to noon

12802 Johnson Drive
Shawnee – Kansas

Breakfast provided

Free for Members
$25.00 for NonMembers

Skills for Starting and Improving Your Private Practice 

The Private Practice Business Issues Committee (PPBIC) will present information regarding starting and managing a successful independent clinical social work practice. 

The Private Practice Business Issues Committee (PPBIC) will present information regarding starting and managing a successful independent clinical social work practice.

The Committee has developed the GUIDE TO OPENING A PRIVATE PRACTICEwhich will be shared with participants.

Free for members and  $25.00 for NonMembers 

RSVP – bfast.naswks@socialworkers.org

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