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The following trainings have been approved through the "Course Accreditation Program (CAP") of the NASW-Virginia Chapter or the NASW-Metro DC Chapter for Continuing Education Hours. Please contact the sponsoring organization using the Contact information if you are interested in any of these trainings.

Safe Harbor

Safe Harbors Annual Human Trafficking Conference" offers a comprehensive one-day program tailored for individuals and agencies working directly with human trafficking survivors. Led by experts from Safe Harbor, attendees will gain insights into identifying and supporting survivors, understanding the unique needs of victims, and implementing effective strategies for coordinated care. Keynote speaker Megan Lundstrom, Director of the Resilience Fund with Polaris, will share invaluable perspectives on survivor empowerment. Join us to enhance your knowledge and skills in providing trauma-informed care and support to those affected by human trafficking.

Date(s): May 30, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Capital One - West Creek Campus, Richmond, VA

CE Hours: 7.0 Contact I hours 

Sponsor: Safe Harbor

Contact/Registration Information: Contact Cindy Robertson at, or call 804-249-9470 ext. 118.

VSIAS 2024 Conference

VSIAS celebrates its 20th year delivering an educational conference catering to a diverse audience, including mental health professionals, medical practitioners, clergy members, personnel from corrections, probation, and parole for both adults and juveniles, treatment providers, and social workers. Our comprehensive program includes sessions featuring 30 minutes of ethics, motivational interviewing, recovery techniques, skills-building workshops, mindfulness practices, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), and updates on Medicaid pertaining to recovery initiatives.

Explore effective strategies for managing anger and stress within the recovery process. Engage in an experiential workshop showcasing innovative ideas using Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and trauma-informed skills. Delve into mindfulness as a foundational treatment approach and gain insights into addressing self-harm in addiction counseling. Additionally, discover the crucial roles of peers in addiction counseling and their impact on the recovery journey

Date(s): July 21-24, 2024

Time: 7:30-8:00 AM (July 21), 8:15-11:45 AM (July 22), 12-1 PM (July 23), and  1:15-4:45 PM (July 23).

Location: Virtual 

CE Hours: 23.0 Contact I hours (which includes 11.5 Ethics Contact Hours)

Sponsor: Virginia Summer Institute for Addiction Studies (VSIAS)

Contact/Registration Information: Contact Cathy Reiner at, or call 804-254-0110.

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