Moving Beyond the Agency Safety Net - Social Work in Private Practice

Central Region Educational Meeting

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Speaker: Sandra Kroll MSW, LICSW, Owner

This presentation will discuss the unique qualities social work brings to private practice - It’s more than just about how scary it can be to go solo. Come hear more about the practical business side and how the qualities of social work can make the journey easier than what may be expected.

About the Speaker:

Sandra Kroll is the owner of Refreshing Perspectives Therapy LLC. She holds her MSW from Boise State University, as well as a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of California, San Diego and Bachelor of Arts in Mental Health Studies and Animal Assisted Therapy from Carroll College. Sandra has worked in the social services field for the past 10 years starting with community organization, transitioning to advocacy for the homeless and then direct practice in mental health. Her clinical background encompasses community mental health, acute and residential treatment for both children and adults as well as outpatient individual and family therapy. She is certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Since June of 2023, she has served on the board of directors for the Central Minnesota Arts Board.



Free and open to social workers in the Central MN Region!

Central MN Region Educational Meetings

Every 1st Tuesday of the month from 5-6 p.m. via Zoom




NASW-MN Legislative Launch

Lunch N Learn Webinar

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Are you ready for the MN Legislative session to begin? Last year was a busy and productive session and we are looking forward to year two! Join NASW-MN as we review the basics and highlight the changes you can expect this season. Hosted by NASW-MN’s Legislative Consultant, Jenny Arneson, LGSW, you can expect:

  • An overview of the Social Policy Action Network’s (SPAN) work on the 2023 Legislative Agenda.
  • Context and other news from St. Paul
  • A closer look at NASW-MN priorities including:
    • Passing the social work licensure compact
    • Creating alternative licensing pathways and addressing a biased licensing exam
    • Removing the social work title exemption for counties so that only social workers with a degree or license may be called social workers.
    • Implementing legislation passed allowing school social workers with a clinical license to bill for mental health services

Supervisor Consultation Circle

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Whether you are a new or experienced supervisor, these group sessions will allow an opportunity to consult with other supervisors on situations you face when providing group or individual supervision. Attend a few times to help meet your 6 supervision CEUs, or attend monthly and count it as general CEUs*.

These circles are for FREE for NASW-MN members who are currently providing individual or group supervision.

Each group will cap at 6 participants, so register soon to ensure your spot!

Supervision Refresh

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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!


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