Continuing Education 


Effective March 1, 2017, any CEUs that are approved by ASWB (Association of Social Work Boards) or NASW (National Association of Social Workers) National Office or Nevada Chapter will automatically be approved by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers. You will no longer need to submit approval for these training.


NASW Illinois, NASW-Nevada, and NASW North Dakota Education:

NASW- Nevada has a management agreement with NASW-Illinois and are partnering with NASW-North Dakota. All courses offered through NASW-Illinois and NASW-North Dakota are automatically approved by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers.


If you are a presenter and would like to volunteer to be a speaker for the NASW-NV chapter, please fill out this form https://naswil.wufoo.com/forms/x5oe7n115szsiw/



Upcoming Classes:

Your Nevada Chapter presents:

Teal Modern Webinar (Flyer) apple


Can an apple a day keep Alzheimer’s away?

The virtues of eating an apple will be applied toward knowing the 10 causes of Alzheimer's and the 7 elements of longevity.

  • Date: December 9th at 9 AM - 10:30 
  • Venue: Virtual Zoom meeting
  • Presenter: Steven Rubin MD is a Nevada medical licensed physician and board-certified adult psychiatrist, specializing in clinical, forensic, and educational aspects of elder care.
  • Cost: 2 CEUs / $25 Nonmember / $15 NASW Member/ Free for students (no CEUs)

Register now: https://naswil.wufoo.com/forms/z3sa4yy0y4xb7x/



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Intro to Trauma-Informed Care

Therapists interact with survivors of trauma every day and the effects of secondary trauma can have long-lasting impacts. This Intro to Trauma Informed Care training will support therapists in applying a trauma-informed approach to navigate both personal and professional life challenges.

This program will also help therapists walk away with tools to reduce the effects of secondary trauma and burnout in the field of mental and behavioral health. Participants will leave with simple effective tools to help clients and themselves build resilience and emotional regulation skills.

  • Date: January 21st at 12-2 pm
  • Venue: Zoom
  • Presenter: Becca Odom LCSW, E-RYT 200 is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Yoga Teacher with over a decade of experience in the mental health and wellness field. Becca specializes in combining Somatic Approaches with EMDR for trauma recovery. She primarily works with women who have experienced trauma, chronic stress and anxiety. Her passion is to empower others to heal themselves and she specializes in anxiety, trauma recovery and stress management.
  • Cost: 2 CEUs / $25 Nonmember / $15 NASW Member/ Free for students (no CEUs)

Sign up here: https://naswil.wufoo.com/forms/z1egtddz1c3r69x/

On-Demand Virtual Education:

Earn CEUs Through NASW's Social Work Online CE Institute


NASW Nevada is pleased to announce that we recently launched a new online continuing education resource for Nevada social workers, the Social Work Online CE Institute. This convenient method for obtaining  your Nevada continuing education units became possible when the Board of Examiners for Social Workers decided to accept all CEU courses approved by the NASW National Office.

Available 24 hours a day, the Social Work Online CE Institute offers courses in a variety of formats—webinars, webcasts, podcasts, presentations, etc. Courses will continue to be added and cover numerous practice areas. The site is sortable and searchable to help you find the training programs that best meet your professional development needs.

All courses offered are NASW accredited, and members receive discounted prices, some courses are even free to members.

In-Person Continuing Education


Due to safety concerns around the pandemic, all in-person education has been shifted to virtual education.  See below. 


NEVADA CHAPTER CONFERENCE


For latest information on the conference click here: NV Annual Conference (socialworkers.org)

Requirements


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LSW and LASW

Must complete at least 30 continuing education hours every 2 years, of which, 2 hours must relate to ethics in the practice of social work and 10 hours must be in the field of practice of the licensee.

LCSW and LISW

Must complete at least 36 continuing education hours every 2 years, of which, 3 hours must relate to ethics in the practice of social work and 12 hours must be in the field of practice of the licensee.

Waiver of Continuing Education Requirements

Must complete at least 36 continuing education hours every 2 years, of which, 3 hours must relate to ethics in the practice of social work and 12 hours must be in the field of practice of the licensee.

Upon the request of the licensee, the Board may waive the continuing education requirements of this section for a licensee who is at least 70 years of age and is retired from the practice of social work.

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