Workshops and Conferences



Monday October 22, 2018


"Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Patients Across the Health Care Continuum: 

Tools for Social Work Intervention"

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Pines Manor,  2085 Lincoln Highway (Rt. 27), Edison, NJ 08817 

CEUs: 5 General CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers


· Breakfast, Exhibitors, Networking

· Morning Presentation:  Mental Health Association PEWS Program (Promoting Emotional Wellness and Spirituality Program) with Role Play Scenario by the Mental Health Players

Learning Objectives for Morning Presentation: 

1. Review signs and symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and substance abuse

2. Identify triggers that escalate patient behaviors in health care settings

3. Describe conflict resolution strategies as defined within the framework of the health care setting

· Buffet Lunch, Exhibitors, Networking

· Afternoon Presentation:  RWJ Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery Program (Peer Recovery Program)

Learning Objectives for Afternoon Presentation: 

1. Provide overview of signs and symptoms of addiction, Substance Use Navigator Role and Peer Recovery Program

2. Describe substance abuse treatment levels

3. Discuss obstacles for successful recovery and strategies for positive outcomes

 Cost (includes meals):

  • NJAHCSW members  $100
  • Non-members  $135


 Immigration and the Law

Date:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 

CEUs:   3 Social & Cultural Competence CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers


Working with Adults with Autism in Healthcare Situations

Date:  Thursday, August 2, 2018 

CEUs:   3 Clinical CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers

Role of Social Worker for Patients with Acute/Chronic Illness

Date:  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 

CEUs:   3 Clinical CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers

Daily Strategies to Cope with Acute/Chronic Illness 

Date:  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 

CEUs:   3 Clinical CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers

 Healthcare Issues Faced by Immigrant Populations 

Date:  Monday, April 23, 2018

CEUs:   3 Social and Cultural Competence CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers

Flyer for 2018 Annual Conference

Downloadable Flyer for Annual Conference 2018 (pdf)


Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education courses given by NJAHCSW qualify for NJ continuing education credits for NJ social workers under New Jersey Administrative Code Title 13 Law and Public Safety Chapter 44g State Board of Social Work Examiners:


13:44G-6.4 SOURCES OF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AND CREDIT-HOUR CALCULATIONS: 4) Attendance at programs or courses given at State and national social work association conferences, where the criteria for membership is an academic degree in social work: one credit for each hour of attendance