Event date: 6/5/2024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Export event
NASWMN Chapter
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2024 Minnesota Legislative Recap Session

Lunch N Learn Webinar

Wednesday, June 5th - 12-1 p.m. CT via Zoom

Presenter: Jenny Arneson, MSW, LGSW - NASW-MN Legislative Consultant 

1 CEU - Free for All

Join NASW-MN as we review the highlights of this legislative session, along with the status of our policy priorities. We've been busy this session! After all of our advocacy, we are excited to share the status of our priorities including:

  • Expanding the provisional licensing pathway, allowing graduates to choose between an exam or additional supervision.

  • Social work licensure compact.

  • The use of the social work title in county settings.

  • Paid internships.

  • Disability wage justice.

  • Reimaging community safety.

  • Child welfare policies.

  • Improving and increasing housing stability.


All this and more in 1 hour! Free for all students and social workers! 1 CEU.


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


About the Presenter

Jenny Arneson, MSW, LGSW, joined the NASW-MN and the Coalition of Licensed Social Workers as the Legislative Consultant in 2021. She earned her BSW from St. Olaf and MSW from the University of Minnesota. She has a range of professional experience including group work, emergency food and financial services, and county services. After spending years connecting direct practice to macro policy, Jenny ran for office and joined the Minneapolis School Board in 2011 and served through 2022. She has engaged in policy since. 

After spending four years living in Fort Drum, NY, as a military spouse, Jenny settled in her NE Minneapolis hometown with her husband, Patrick, and three sons. With her sons now in college and graduate studies and her spouse in the Army Reserves, Jenny spends time on the road with her family. At home she enjoys gardening and volunteering with local schools.  


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