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.

Licensure Exam Prep. Course

May 7th – 2019 – 8:30 am – 5 pm

6200 Martway St, Mission, KS

Register Here

Attend this one-day review course. 2011 attendee survey indicates a 97% passage rate.  Materials provided will include a review book with practice questions specifically designed to prepare individuals to pass ASWB Social Work Licensing Examinations. Save both time and money by attending this one-day review course. 2011 attendee survey indicates a 97% passage rate.

Materials provided will include a review book with practice questions specifically designed to prepare individuals to pass ASWB Social Work Licensing Examinations. To prepare you for the exam, the course provides an overview of the examination process including computer administration, test taking strategies, and a review of examination content areas:

  • Theories of human development
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Direct practice and indirect practice, psychotherapy, and clinical practice
  • Professional values and ethics
  • Diversity and social/economic justice
  • Social work administration, management, and supervision

Taught by Jana Frye, MSW, LCSW who has taught this class for many years. She is the Field Education Practicum Director
Missouri Western State University
Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Social Work

Technology, Liability, and Ethics

May 17th, 2019 –8:30 – 11:30 am 

6200 Martway St, Mission, KS

Registration here

Understanding Technology Standards: – use of technology plays an essential role in the social work profession. Technology is one of the ways social workers can deliver their services and having a precise knowledge of its standards of practice is a must.

NASW Assurance Liabililty Services together with KS Chapter is proud to work together to educate social workers on malpractice risks in social work today.

Presented by – Dr. PAUL A. KURZMAN,
Paul A. Kurzman is a Professor at the Hunter College School of Social Work and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Growing Up and Out: Skills to Help Traumatized Individuals to Become Successful

July 12th  

1 to 4 pm

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas – 3011 N. Michigan – Pittsburg – KS

Register Here

August 2nd

9:00 am to 4 pm

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

Register Here

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. 

Suicide Prevention: Assessment, Treatment and Planning 

September 27th – 9 am – 4:00 pm

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

Register Here

Learning Objectives

Participants will review the purpose of the treatment plan. Participants will 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

Lunch and Learn
October 18th
11:30 am – 1 pm


Lawrence – Kansas
Place to be announced

Have you ever thought about starting your own 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.

Box lunch provided –

Free for members and  $20.00 for NonMembers 

RSVP – bfast.naswks@socialworkers.org

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