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Upcoming Events!!  

The SC Chapter is hosting a Virtual Training: Safe Spaces: Becoming an LGBTQIA+ Ally on June 1, 2022, from 10am-12pm. 2 SW CEU’s Awarded! For more information and to register go HERE

The Western Unit is hosting an In-Person Training: Substance Abuse Issues on June 3, 2022, at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood from 12pm-1:30pm. 1 SW CEU Awarded! For more information and to register go HERE

The SC Chapter is hosting a Virtual Townhall - Meet the Candidates Running for the SC Board on June 8, 2022, from 12pm-1pm. Free for NASW Members! 1 SW CEU Awarded! For more information or to register go HERE

The Northern Unit is hosting a Virtual Lunch and Learn: Increasing Access to Sexual Health Education for People with Disabilities on June 16, 2022, from 12pm-1:30pm.  1.5 SW CEU's Awarded! For more information and to register go HERE

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The 2022-2023 NASW-SC Board of Directors Slate

The South Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is pleased to announce the following members for the positions indicated.  The Chapter Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification (CCNLI) has certified that the slate meets all of the Chapter’s affirmative action goals and representational mandates.

Petitions for a chapter-wide position must include signatures from 5 members or 5% of the total number of chapter members (whichever is greater), with at least one signature from each geographic unit, if the chapter has geographic units, petitions for unit-specific elected position must include signatures from 5 members or 10% of the total number of unit members (whichever is greater). Petition must include, along with the member’s signature, the member’s printed name and membership number. Petitions must be submitted to the Chapter office by June 6, 2022.

Voting opens on June 8, 2022, a link will be sent to each member via email. For questions please contact the chapter office. 

Position for NASW-SC 2022-2023 Candidates
Vice President of Finance Mercedes Zubieta Richmond
Secretary Elizabeth V. Robinson
Central Unit Representative (Vote for 2) Tamara Church
Ashlin Parnell
Pee Dee Unit Representative Suzanne Prosser
Southern Unit Representative Jackie Kohlhepp
Western Unit Representative Kristina Dwyer
Catawba Unit Representative OPEN
MSW Student Representative Tiha Allen
BSW Student Representative Caroline Chassereau
CNLI Chair Kendra O'Berry




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Licensed Social Worker Needed in Walterboro area to 

  • advocate for veterans to give them an optimum life
  • be a member of a dynamic, interdisciplinary care plan team
  • provide individual/family supportive counseling, grief counseling, crisis management, case management
  • learn long-term care regs; understand aging, mental health care

Excellent communication and team building skills are important.  Social work experience preferred.  Competitive salary and benefits. 

Click here for more information  http://hmrveteranservices.com/employment/  or to fill out an application.  

Or you may contact Chenelle Waring

Director of Human Resources

Veterans Victory House

843-538-3000 Ext. 114

NASW-SC Statement on Recent Events:

After four years of turmoil and devastating policies, the unimaginable happened. The attack on our government on January 6, which left five dead and could have cost the lives of our Vice President and several Congressmen and women, appears to have been launched by the rhetoric of President Trump himself, with the encouragement of his family and political allies.

NASW-SC stands firmly against this violence and attack on our democratic process. Our country is built on civil discourse and dissent, advocacy, and debate. Yes, we can disagree on how to address the issues we face - but we must recognize the escalation of conflict and divisiveness are ineffective and dangerous. We strongly and unquestionably condemn the use of violence and inciteful rhetoric. 

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