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Thursday, September 28

October 2017 - East Central District Update

Kenna Dunlap Johnson, MBA, MSW, LCSW

Hello Again East Central District Members!

Happy Fall! I hope that everyone is enjoying the upcoming change of seasons although it seems thta summer is now finally here, just a bit late. Thanks to all who participated in our recent CEU event, which offered ethics and cultural competence CEUs. Thanks so much to our presenters as well. We could not have put on such a great event without them. If anyone is interested in helping with upcoming events for our district, please let me know. You can reach me by e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Please read on for more information on events and Social Workers in Action.

Welcome New Members!

Melissa Cronin

Kristin Rice

We're so glad to have you as a part of the East Central District!

Upcoming Events -

There is still time to REGISTER for the 2017 NASW-IL Chapter Statewide Conference

You can still register for the 2017 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide conference: A Meeting of the Professions.  As this is a licensure renewal year, this is a great opporunity to get those needed CEUs.  With up to 20 CEUs available, attendees can obtain their needed face-to-face CEUs along with the required cultural competency and ethics CEUs. 

Please visit th efollowing link for more information and REGISTER here.

Fall East Central Networking Event:

I'm working on organizing a Networking Event for our district just before the holidays. Please reach out to me with ideas on locations. I'd like to host it in an area that I have not been to recently in the district. Please e-mail me with ideas: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Social Workers in Action:

We are "Social Workers in Action" and we have an ethical obligation to promote social justice, equity, and inclusion.  Please reach out if you would like more information on social action organization in your area that provide opporunities for action. 

Join an NASW-IL SIG!

Please remember that NASW also has several different Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) that provide opportunity to share on specific topics in the field.  Please learn more about joining a SIG by clicking here.

Please feel free to reach out to me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with ideas on upcoming district events or to nominate someone as the next East Central Highlighted Member of the Month. 


Take care and I hope to see you soon!

Posted on 09/28/17 at 10:35 AM


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