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«June 2023»

2023 Minnesota Legislative Session Recap


Join NASW-MN’s Legislative Consultant, Executive Director, and SPAN (Social Policy Action Network) members for a conversation about what happened during the 2023 Minnesota legislative session. So. Many. Things. We’ll also share some of our priorities for next year’s session, such as workforce and licensure issues. We encourage your participation in the discussion by bringing issues you followed related to your passions and practice to our conversation.


You will receive the access link the day before the webinar.


Pricing and Registration

NASW Members - FREE - Register here (NASW members only)

Not-Yet-Members - $15 - Register here

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Statewide Networking Event

We're hosting networking events in all 9 of our Geographic Regions on the same days - so you can join us, no matter where you live, work, or attend school. Join your NASW-MN Geographic Representative and social workers from your region for casual conversation and networking. Connect with your peers and build new relationships in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring your colleagues! 

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Supervisor Consultation Circle

Earn 1.5 supervision CEUs and connect with other supervisors! Every 3rd Thursday of the month from 12-1:30 p.m.

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Supervision Refresh


6 CEUS for social work supervisors of all practice areas and experience
9am-4pm CST

Presenter: Dr. Karen Goodenough, PhD, MSW, LGSW, NASW-MN Executive Director
6 CEUs - may be counted as supervision CEUs

Come brush up your supervision knowledge and skills with our highly acclaimed trainer and Executive Director, Dr. Karen Goodenough. Whether you’re new to supervising or have years of experience, you’ll learn something new to boost your supervision practice!

This session will provide a high-level A-to-Z of effective supervision, including:

  • Getting to know your “supervisor self” and how to set the stage for good reflective supervision
  • Supervisory ethics - including boundaries, documentation, and self-care
  • Understanding the impact of organizational culture on your supervision practice

Plus, you’ll take away 6 supervision CEUs to meet your required CE hours, or get a jump-start on your way to the 30-hour supervisor training requirement*!

About the Presenter:

Dr. Karen E. Goodenough, PhD, MSW, LGSW, has been Executive Director of the National Association of Social Workers - Minnesota Chapter since 2018. She received her BSW from St. Olaf College, MSW from Augsburg University, and PhD in social work from the University of Minnesota. Previously, Dr. KG worked in direct practice, non-profit program management, and has been a consultant in evaluation, data utilization, and strategic planning. She has also served as adjunct faculty in numerous BSW and MSW programs throughout Minnesota. Dr. KG is a skilled supervisor, trainer, and macro practitioner. She has supervised, coached, and trained interns, volunteers, contractors, board members, and staff from various professional backgrounds, and has provided hundreds of hours of training in such areas as supervision

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Upcoming events

Licensure Exam Prep: Registration open!

No need to be nervous! We've got Dawn Apgar, author of the social work exam guides from Springer Publishing sharing her expertise and strategies in our prep course to help you feel confident and ready for your licensure exam. Plus, get tons of great tools and a study guide in hard copy and electronic format.

Students: Get a year of awesome benefits when you become a NASW member and register for the course - all for the same course price as a not-yet-member!

Online registration closes 10 days before the course, so secure your spot for one of our upcoming dates now!

Learn more about the prep course and register now

Post a job or promote your services

Spread the word to our members - and beyond! We are excited to offer several ways to promote your organization? Get the word out about your agency's services or share a job post through our website and member e-newsletter. Package pricing available.

Learn more about advertising opportunities

Looking for a new job?

See openings on our job board!

30-hour supervision training and certification: Registration open!

Complete our Supervisor Certification Series to earn the 30 hours of supervision training needed to be a licensure supervisor in Minnesota - plus, become a NASW-MN Certified Supervisor! 

Start, grow, or strengthen your supervision practice. Whether you’re new to supervision or close to retirement, join us for an interactive, hands-on learning experience.

Learn more about the Supervisor Certification Series and register 

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