Chapter Update – Licensure, Supporting a Diverse Workforce, and More!
Lunch N Learn Webinar
Part of our monthly Lunch ‘n Learn Webinar Series
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 - 12-1pm CST via Zoom
Dr. Karen Goodenough, PhD, MSW, LGSW - Executive Director
Angelo Flowers, MSW, LGSW - President
Beth Winterfeldt, MSW, LGSW, Graduate Non-Profit Leadership Certificate - President-Elect
1 CEU (VIRTUAL EVENT)
Ready to be inspired and re-energized? Come hear about what the chapter has planned for the upcoming year! Join us and get up to speed on important licensure-related efforts in MN and across the county, including the interstate compact and licensure exams. Attendees will hear about partnerships that are moving our work forward as a profession. You’ll also learn about other important initiatives that the chapter is working on such as updates on the Diverse Workforce Initiative and our Affinity Groups. This is also an opportunity to share your thoughts and suggestions on things for the Chapter to consider in the year ahead.
You will receive the access link the day before the webinar.
About the Presenters
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, ethics, policy advocacy, leadership, budgeting, evaluation, and research. Dr. KG is passionate about using data and best practices to support the social work profession and build a purposeful future. Her dissertation research was focused on exemptions from licensure, and she is currently focusing much of her research and advocacy efforts on social work licensure issues. Dr. KG is a member of the MN Board of Social Work Advisory Committee and Legislation and Rules Committee, Co-Chairs the NASW Licensure Task Force, and is on the Document Writing Team for the Social Work Interstate Compact.
Pricing and Registration
NASW Members - FREE - Register here (NASW members only)
Not-Yet-Members - $15 - Register here