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October 2022 - East Central District Update

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

Two Events, Twice the Fun! We ended September with a wonderfully successful virtual training on Self-Care for Social Workers, provided by Genesis Hall, who was an engaging and enthusiastic presenter. Thank you to Genesis and to all our attendees for a great conversation!


Our next event is also our first IN-PERSON event in two years! I am so looking forward to spending some time meeting and getting to know those of you in the East Central District. Please join us for tasty tarts and coffee, a chance to visit, network, and learn about the awesome work being done by social workers across our region. Your drink and a tart of your choice is included in your registration fee! We’ll be at The Tasty Tart in Champaign, IL, on Friday October 14th! THIS WEEK is the last week to sign up, so click here: https://naswil.wufoo.com/forms/zg2ga0p0wsv0gr/ (Registrants will be contacted one week prior to the event for your personal tart and drink orders!)

Register Today! 2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter Hybrid Conference

Registration is open for our hybrid fall conference! This hybrid format will offer in-person CEUs on November 17, 2022, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville in Lisle, IL, and live virtual CEUs on Thursday, December 1, 2022, via Zoom Events. Earn up to 6.0 CEUs for either, or attend both as a hybrid attendee for up to 10.5 CEUs. Find out more at http://naswmeets.org/.


IDFPR Licensure Updates

Questions about licensure requirements and in-person CEUs still remains the top questions from our members! If you haven’t already checked out our in-depth article about IDFPR requirements for the 2021–2023 licensure cycle, be sure to read it here: https://www.naswil.org/post/idfpr-licensure-renewal-requirements-for-2021-2023


Other Chapter News

  • IDFPR Waives License Restoration Fees for LCSWs through 01/01/28: https://www.naswil.org/post/idfpr-waives-license-restoration-fees-for-lcsws-through-01-01-28

  • 2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Awards: https://www.naswil.org/post/2022-nasw-illinois-chapter-statewide-awards

  • Ethical Out-of-State Telehealth Practice: National and International Considerations: https://www.naswil.org/post/ethical-out-of-state-telehealth-practice-national-and-international-considerations

  • Effects of ASWB Report Results on Interstate Licensure Compact: https://www.naswil.org/post/effects-of-aswb-report-results-on-interstate-licensure-compact

  • NASW-IL Full Statement on ASWB Test Analysis: https://www.naswil.org/post/nasw-il-full-statement-on-aswb-test-analysis

Thank you,

Melissa Box, LCSW, LSOE, LSOTP

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