September 2020 - Jane Addams District Update
Patricia Schofield, Jane Addams District Chair
Hello Jane Addams District Members,
“The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let things go.” — Author Unknown
Welcome to fall, and welcome to all new and renewing members. We appreciate your support and value your membership.
Hopefully, this finds everyone well and staying safe. Through this pandemic, our organization has been strong and supportive, leading and advocating for us. Here is a list of our most current resources:
NASW-IL Social Justice News: https://www.naswil.org/blog/categories/social-justice
National NASW Racial Equity page: https://www.socialworkers.org/Practice/Ethnicity-Race/Racial-Justice
NASW-IL COVID-19 News: https://www.naswil.org/blog/categories/covid-19
National NASW COVID-19 page: https://www.socialworkers.org/Practice/Infectious-Diseases/Coronavirus
Thanks to all who attended our exciting ethics workshop on GotoWebinar. Jonathan Nye was not only informative, but interesting when sharing real life case situations. I have gotten good feedback and hope to bring him back for a full-day training when things open again. If you missed this training or you are looking for an event, check out http://www.naswil.org/events scroll down to "Recorded CE Events."
This year’s Rethinking Ethics: 2020 NASW-Illinois Chapter Conference will be taking place on Thursday, November 19, 2020, in an all virtual format. Earn up to 6 CEUs, including licensure requirements for ethics and trainings on sexual harassment prevention and mandated reporting. Read more and register here: https://www.naswil.org/conference
I hope many of you have joined the NASW Illinois group within the MyNASW Community. If you have not please check it out. It is a great place to post questions, answer questions or share information, or start a discussion with other social workers. Here are the steps to get there. To find the NASW Illinois community within MyNASW:
Go to the “Communities” tab, and click on, “All Communities.”
Find “NASW Illinois” and click the red 'Join' button.
That’s it! To post a question, click on the “Discussion” sub-tab within the NASW Illinois community, and the green “Post New Message” button.
Be safe. Thank You for all you do.
Jane Addams District Chair