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May 2022 - East Central District Update

Melissa Box, LCSW, LSOE, LSOTP East Central District Chair

Mental Health Awareness

Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Check out some of these great resources to find out how you can learn, educate, and collaborate to promote better mental health care and services for children and families:

Next Event

Our next event is still in the planning stages, but I will send out a district-wide email as soon as the details are finalized! In the meantime, please enjoy this video about neurodiversity and autism: Autism and Neurodiversity: Different Does Not Mean Broken | Adriana White | TEDxPaloAltoCollege - YouTube


NEW! 2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter Social Work Awards

Deadline: Sunday, July 31, 2022

Awards season is now OPEN! Nominations are now being accepted for the annual NASW-Illinois Chapter Social Work Awards! This year, we are looking for outstanding individuals whose work has supported and promoted the social work profession and the people it serves. There are four award categories: Social Worker of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Public Citizen of the Year, and Emerging Leader. For more information, go to: https://www.naswil.org/post/accepting-nominations-for-the-2022-social-work-awards


Save the Date! 2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter Hybrid Conference

Mark your calendars! The NASW-Illinois Chapter will be back and meeting in person for this year’s conference! Taking place in a hybrid format, we’ll be offering in-person CEUs on November 17, 2022, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville in Lisle, IL, and running it back as a live virtual conference on Thursday, December 1, 2022. More info to come later this June, but stay tuned and circle those dates in your calendar!


Thank you,

Melissa Box, LCSW, LSOE, LSOTP

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