There are so many ways to take advantage of the many benefits of your NASW-VA membership. Below are quick links and direct access to your exclusive member benefits.
Online CE Institute
The library of courses is comprised of social work focused courses developed by NASW producing chapters to meet quality and standards of NASW. All courses require you pass a post-test with a minimum passing grade and submit a course evaluation before a certificate of completion will be issued.
The workshop topics will be updated periodically, so please visit often to see the new workshop offerings and sign up for notification of new courses by completing the “My Content Updates” in “My Account”.
Virtual Book Club
The virtual book club will connect virtually through a LinkedIn group to discuss relevant books for social workers. The book club will give members the opportunity to:
- Earn 3 CEUs for each book that they read and pass a short quiz with a score of 80% or more (the group will read six books per year so
participants can earn up to 18 CEUs per year)
- Read interesting books related to social work
- Connect with other social workers to grow their professional network and learn from their peers
- Participate entirely online so the program can work with people's busy schedules
- Hold themselves accountable to reading by being part of a cohort
The program is $49 per year for NASW members and includes the online quizzes for CEU credit.
Members receive $20 off the full price of $69 with this code: DCVANASW2016BC
The book club will be managed by PBC Guru. PBC Guru manages professional book clubs for companies and will be moderating the LinkedIn group for the chapters to help make this program a great experience for all participants. If you'd like to learn more about PBC Guru you can visit their website at www.pbc.guru or email them at email@example.com. Feel free to email them with any questions about the NASW DC and Virginia Book Club.
NASW-VA Qualified Supervisor Directory
The Qualified Supervisor Directory (formerly call the Find-a-Supervisor List) contains a list of licensed clinical social workers who wish to provide supervision to others. These individuals have successfully completed an NASW-VA approved 14-hour course in clinical supervision certification or completed a 14-hour supervision certification course offered by one of the seven providers approved by the Virginia Board of Social Work Regulation 18VAC140-20-105 (Section B.1.) NASW-VA is one of the seven,. Please Note: The Directory is not linked to the Virginia Board of Social Work and will not negate the supervisee’s requirement to register with the Board prior to starting supervision.
How to Use this Directory
The information in this directory is sorted by city/county. Each listing contains the contact information for each supervisor and a list of other languages spoken (you may enlarge your view by clicking on the document). Each supervisor has provided NASW-VA with background information regarding the following: VA and other state social work licenses held, schools/colleges attended, other certifications held, past employment, insurance and NASW credentials.
Program participants listed in this Directory supplied all personal information contained in the following pages. NASW-VA is not responsible for the accuracy of the information contained in this document. All listed social workers were properly licensed at the time of publication. Supervisees should confirm license status with the Virginia Board of Social Work prior to obtaining supervision. Listing in this document does not denote endorsement or recommendation by NASW-VA. Rather, it only indicates that the listed social workers meet the criteria for inclusion in the Directory.. This list is provided by NASW-VA only and is NOT maintained by the Virginia Board of Social Work.
How to Access this Directory - To download the Qualified Supervisor Directory, click here and log into your NASW account with the email and password you have used previously or create a new account if you don't have one. All users must "purchase" the list through the Online Store in order to receive an emailed link or to download the list from their Purchase Confirmation page. The list is FREE for members and can be downloaded as often as needed, but the "purchase" process helps us track demand and ensures understanding of the following disclaimer.
Following your purchase, you will be emailed a receipt of payment and a confirmation message. The confirmation message will contain instructions for downloading the list. You can also access the list directly, through your NASW-VA account, by clicking "View Previous Purchases" (shown on the confirmation page immediately after completing your purchase) and selecting the "My Downloadable Products" tab. Your purchases will be shown with highlighted product names, click this link to be taken to a Dropbox folder with the downloadable list. (Please Note: a Dropbox account is NOT required to view/download the list)
NASW Members: Free
To Be Added to the Qualified Supervisor Directory
Each supervisor listed in the NASW-VA Chapter Qualified Supervisor Directory must:
Successfully complete a NASW-VA approved 14-hour course in clinical supervision certification; or complete a 14-hour supervision certification course offered by one of the seven providers approved by the Virginia Board of Social Work regulation 18VAC140-20-105 (Section B.1.) Note: NASW-VA is one of the seven. www.dhp.virginia.gov/social
Be a licensed clinical social worker in “good standing” with the Virginia Board of Social Work at the time that the NASW-VA Chapter’s Qualified Supervisor Directory is published
Complete a Qualified Supervisor Directory Information Application (request the application by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your name and the date when you completed a NASW-VA supervision course) or provide documentation of completion if you took your training from another one of the approved providers;
Sign the Statement of Understanding on the Information Application – to “certify that the information contained in this application is true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and is made in good faith. I further understand that if any information is later determined to be false, NASW-VA reserves the right to remove this listing from its' directory. I further understand that NASW-VA reserves the right to remove the listing of any person who is found to be in violation of the NASW Code of Ethics, or state social work laws or regulations. I further understand the information noted with an * will be published on the NASW-VA web site”
The cost to be listed in the Directory is:
NASW Members: Free
If you are now ready to offer supervision, your supervisee must register with the Virginia Board of Social Work (VBSW) by completing the application found at www.dhp.virginia.gov/social. On the left side of the webpage, click on Applications & Forms – then under “Registration of Supervision towards LCSW Licensure” click to begin the online process. In that application the supervisee will name you as the supervisor. Supervision should not start until your supervisee has been approved by VBSW. If you have questions about this application process, you may contact VBSW at 804-367-4441.
Directions to access the Directory:
Click on the link below
Sign the disclosure as shown at the bottom of the page, then go to the top portion of the website and click Log In (use your email address & password that you have used to register or purchase items.)
Click the Online Store on the left side of the web page and then go down and click Qualified Supervisor Directory
Sign disclaimer again and add to cart and follow directions for payment/download.
MyNASW Online Community
Join thousands of your peers in NASW’s new members-only online community. Pose questions to social work leaders, participate in discussions on topics that impact your practice, and find like-minded members who share your passions. Visit mynasw.socialworkers.org today to get the conversation started!
In an effort to improve the NASW members' ethics consultation experience, the Office of Ethics and Professional Review (OEPR) is excited to announce the extension of the ethics consultation days and hours. Hours and times are offered to provide you with convenient hours and access.
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