Prevent Child Abuse Pickens County, Inc. is Hiring for a Part-Time and Full-Time Therapist/Counselor

For Job Description and more info go HERE

The Winter Newsletter is now available view HERE

Upcoming Events

May 2, 2024, Clinical Social Work Resource Group, from 6:30-7:30pm. Calling all Clinical Social Workers: LMSW's and LISW's! This resource group was created for clinical social workers to have a safe space to voice their concerns and opinions, raise awareness across the chapter regarding mental health needs, and improve understanding of the needs of clinical social workers within the chapter. For more info and to register go HERE

May 16, 2024, Lunch and Learn: Decision Making in Personal and Professional Life (1.5 Social Work CEUs) 

Presenter Liz Robinson, will discuss why it’s important to talk about death and dying or unexpected events in your life that may turn things upside down?  For more info and to register go HERE

May 24, 2024, NASW-SC Social Work Awards Banquet. Please join us for lunch as we honor the 2024 award recipients for 2024. This in-person event will be held at Brooklyn Baptist Conference Center at     West Columbia, SC 29169. 1 Social Work Ceu awarded! You don’t want to miss this chance to mingle, dine and celebrate these exceptional award winners.  Dr. Macie Smith will be the featured speaker for this event! Limited seating so hurry and get you ticket before they are all gone! For more information and to register go HERE

Seeking NASW-SC Board of Directors Nominations!

The Association’s Nominating Committee seeks nominations for candidates as officers of the NASW-SC Board of Directors. All members of the Association in good standing are eligible to be elected to Leadership positions and to nominate other eligible members. The committee seeks a diverse group of candidates with a desire to ensure the continued success of this chapter as well as National. 

Open Board Positions

Vice President of Finance – Term 7/1/24 – 6/30/26

Secretary – Term 7/1/24 – 6/30/26

2 Central Unit Reps – Term 7/1/24 - 6/30/26

Pee Dee Unit Rep- Term 7/1/24 - 6/30/26

Southern Unit Rep – Term 7/1/24 - 6/30/26

Western Unit Rep – Term 7/1/24 - 6/30/26

MSW Student Rep – Term 7/1/24 - 6/30/25

BSW Student Rep – Term 7/1/24 - 6/30/25

CNLI Chair – Term 7/1/24 – 6/30/26

4 CNLI Committee Members – Term 7/1/24 – 6/30/26

If you wish to nominate yourself for a leadership position OR to nominate another eligible member, your nominations must be completed and submitted by Friday, May 10, 2024, to

Forms are available HERE

NASW-SC Board Opening Job Descriptions can be found HERE

Social Work Position at State Veterans’ Home

Health Management Resources, Veteran Services Incorporated has an excellent opportunity for a full-time staff social worker at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home. Our facility serves over 200 male and female veterans and is located in Anderson, S.C. Applicant is needed who has an interest in: 

* advocating for Upstate veterans to give them an optimum quality of life

* participating as a member of a dynamic, interdisciplinary team        

* providing individual/family supportive counseling mainly around

depression, anxiety, adjustment issues

*          learning about veterans, mental health and the aging process

Applicant must be willing to learn about long-term care regulations.  Excellent communication and team building skills are important.  LMSW or LBSW is preferred.  Nursing home experience is a plus. Social work experience is also preferred.  Competitive salary and benefits offered.  Upcoming graduates are welcome to apply.

To apply:  Call (864) 261-6734 ext. 1333 or send to: 

Beth Kelly, Director of Social Services

Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home

4605 Belton Highway

Anderson, SC  29621

Or apply online at

NASW-SC Statement on Roe v. Wade 6/24/22.Today is a sad day for our country and state with the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. What was a fundamental right for almost 50 years is now gone. What was legal yesterday is now illegal. This ruling has taken away a person's right to choose. A person's right to choose reproductive health that is best for them, their body, their health, and their family. With this ruling it is one more step in the wrong direction. This ruling now leaves it up to each state to choose their own course of action related to abortion. What does this mean for SC? Our current Governor McMaster has already expressed a desire to promote more aggressive anti-abortion bills for SC. This means he can call the Legislators back at any time this year to vote on a more aggressive anti-abortion bill. This is unacceptable!!! As social workers, NOW is the time to let your voices be heard. Please contact your state and federal legislators and tell them WE STAND FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS!! 

Social Worker – South Carolina Connections Academy

South Carolina Connections Academy (SCCA) is a tuition-free, K–12 online public school. The school was launched in 2008–09 under contract to the South Carolina Connections Academy Charter School. SCCA is South Carolina’s very first virtual charter school, authorized by the South Carolina Public Charter School District. The school serves students in grades K–12 from anywhere in South Carolina. 

Working primarily from your home in South Carolina, this 10 month School Social Worker will promote the academic mission by providing services that strengthen home/school/community partnerships and alleviate barriers to learning.  The School Social Worker significantly contributes to the development of a healthy, safe, and caring environment by advancing the understanding of the emotional and social development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences on student successes and by implementing effective intervention strategies. Master’s in Social Work and current Social Work license are required.

To Apply Please Click HERE

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