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October 2021 - Jane Addams District Update

Patricia Schofield, Jane Addams District Chair

Hello Jane Addams District Members

My favorite color is Autumn. As we begin this beautiful month of October the trees remind us how important it is to let some things go. So, welcome to fall and welcome to all new and renewing members. We appreciate your support and value your membership.

Please join us for our district workshop

Trauma Informed Interventions Tuesday October 26th 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Workshop Description: In this training, attendees will learn how to support trauma exposed youth/adults more effectively by using trauma informed de-escalation techniques. This course provides a robust examination of trauma and how trauma reminders impact youth/adult behaviors.

Learning Objectives: Define trauma -List at least 3 principals of trauma informed care -Recognize at least 3 areas of function impacted by trauma-List the 3 components of the cognitive triangle-Identify 3 evidence-based approaches caregivers can use to support trauma exposed youth/adults.

Speaker Information: Gary Pate, MSSW, LCSW is a Senior Clinical Provider Trainer with YouthCare with 30 years of experience. In his current position, he trains providers, caregivers, and other child welfare stakeholders on a range of topics.

COST: 2.5 CEUs / $37 Nonmember / $10 NASW-IL Member

Another opportunity for CEUs is the 2021 Multistate NASW Conference

Join us on October 21 & 22, 2021, for A Meeting of the Profession: 2021 Multistate NASW Conference! Hosted with our sister chapters in North Dakota and Nevada, the virtual conference will take place over 2 afternoons and offer up to 8.0 CEUs, including CEUs in sexual harassment prevention and cultural competency each day. Join us for a virtual day of education with social workers from all over the US as we explore the latest advancements in the social work profession in 2021! Find out more at

License Renewal Deadline is approaching fast!

  • Frequently Asked Questions About 2021 Licensure Renewal:

  • 2019–2021 IDFPR Licensure Renewal Changes:

  • In-Person CEU Requirements Waived by IDFPR:

Telehealth Practice

  • Updates on telehealth practice in IL:

For more news, go to the NASW-Illinois Chapter News page:

As always, be safe and thank you for all you do.


Patricia Schofield

Jane Addams District Chair


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