NASW Wisconsin Calendar

Fall Member Forum

September 11th, from Noon - 1 PM Via Zoom

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NASW-WI’s Membership Forums are an opportunity for you, our members, to hear an update on NASW-WI activities and provide NASW-WI feedback on the most pressing issues or concerns in your practice. We want to hear from you!

NASW-WI Executive Director Marc Herstand will be at the forum to answer your questions and provide an update on NASW’s advocacy for the profession and on behalf of social justice issues. 

To Participate, please REGISTER.

Trauma (Healing) Informed Care: What Does it Mean for Me?

July 18, 2024, 9am - 4:00 pm (1 hour break)

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Presented by Melinda Marasch, LCSW Aspire Training & Consulting

This workshop provides a practical look at the best practice approaches of Healing (Trauma) Informed Care (HIC). Content will include SAMHSA’s 4 Rs of Trauma Informed Care, the effects of stress & trauma on professionals & participants, & the power of compassion. Practical approaches will be provided to help colleagues &/or participants discuss & manage their struggles, while minimizing triggers/feeling overwhelmed & making room for the topics & tasks required.
Learning Objectives
After completing this workshop, customers will be able to:

  • Identify SAMHSA’s 4 Rs of Trauma Informed Care
  • Better understand the ways stress & trauma might impact colleagues &/or myself.
  • Explain the power of Compassion
  • Apply at least 1 HIC approach to a participant scenario
  • Plan to utilize at least 1 HIC approach in your work with participants

Member - $150
Member who is a Student or Retired - $120 
Future Member - $210


NASW Student Series: We Are All Macro Social Workers

September 19th, 2024 (Live, Virtual)

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Presented by Kristi Wood, MSW, CAPSW (She/Her/Hers) 

Lecturer II, Faculty Field Liaison

Social Work Department, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Do you want to get more involved in advocacy efforts, but worry that you don’t have the time? Curious about leadership opportunities, but are not sure where to start? Being a board member, serving on a legislative committee, and contacting your legislators are exciting experiences that take less time than you may think. This student series event will break down some of the barriers to macro level careers and volunteer opportunities. Come share your experiences and learn from longtime NASW volunteer and elected leader, Kristi Wood, MSW, CAPSW, about her journey and advice to the next generation of social workers. Free for all to attend!

Price: Free


BSW/MSW Exam Prep In-Person Only

October 21st, 1:15 p.m. -4:15pm

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BSW/MSW Exam Preparation In Person Only 

Monday, October 21, 1:15 p.m.-4:15 pm, In-Person Only

0.0 Continuing Education Hours

Presented by Katherine Drechsler, DSW, LCSW-SA, Emily Green, MSW, CAPSW

This workshop will assist social workers in preparing for the National Association of Social Work Board (ASWB) examination required for the Wisconsin Bachelor of Social Work Certified Social Worker and the Master of Social Work Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Social Worker licenses. The training will include an overview of the exam, how understanding your learning styles, managing text anxiety, developing studying skills, developing strategies for answering the questions and developing a study plan will support your planning, studying, and successfully passing the exam.

Registration Opens July 1st 


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