The Winter Newsletter is now available view HERE


Upcoming Events

February 15, 2024, Lunch and Learn: Narrative Interviews for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from 12pm-1:30pm. 1.5 social work hours awarded. for more info and to register go here

February 19, 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

April 18, 2024, Lunch and Learn: Overdose Safety Planning: A Vital Solution from 12pm-1:30pm. 1.5 general hours awarded! Thomas McCarry, LMHC, NCC will present a comprehensive workshop empowering social workers and professionals to effectively address unintentional overdose and related deaths. focused on implementing the zero overdose safety plan©, attendees will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to actively contribute to harm reduction efforts in their communities and save lives. for more info and to register go here



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NASW-SC Virtual Symposium Mini-Series

March 1, March 15, March 22, March 23, and April 12, 2024

Each training will be from 9am - 3pm. 

5 Social Work CEU's Awarded for each training.

AGENDA

Registration Opens on January 2, 2024. 

Registration Link

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 www.hmrveteranservices.com

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!! 

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2024 SOCIAL WORK AWARDS

What better time than now to celebrate and nominate a fellow social worker, student, citizen, or legislator for the 2024 Social Work Awards!

The deadline is March 15, 2024, so hurry and get them submitted! Click on the links below to access nomination forms.

Submit all nominations to: contact.naswsc@socialworkers.org

BSW Student Nomination Form

MSW Student Nomination Form

Educator Nomination Form

Public Citizen Nomination Form

Legislator Nomination Form

Social Worker of the Year Nomination Form

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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