Co-Responder Program

Central Region Educational Meeting

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Speaker: Tad Hoeschen, St. Cloud Police Department

This presentation will cover the intricacies of a collaborative mental health approach to working with those in crisis between law enforcement and mental health services. The St Cloud Police Department/ Central MN Mental Health Center Co-Responder program allows a trained mental health professional to imbed within the police department and go on scene with police officers during calls for service that involve acute mental health crisis. This learning session will cover the details of the mental health co-responder program along with the numerous community collaborations that assist this program in being a huge success within the community of St. Cloud.


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




Chapter Update – Licensure, Supporting a Diverse Workforce, and More!

Lunch N Learn Webinar

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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.

Vote Run Lead - “90 Days of Action”

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Presenter: Vote Run Lead - Beth Peterson and Kate Lundquist

Do you want to run for office? Vote Run Lead's signature "90-Days of Action" Training is the workshop for you! This session will provide you with 30 political actions in 90 days, accelerating the growth of your political networks and know-how to learn to Run As You Are! You'll learn how to map your next steps, make a real plan to get to know your political community, find the best office to run for, and gain the confidence you need to make the decision to run for office!

Social Workers are fantastic potential candidates and elected officials - and the next one could be you! If you’re thinking about it in the next 5 years, this is a training for you. Join us for this FREE Zoom training with Vote Run Lead!

Statewide Networking Event in Northwest MN (Bemidji)

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Join your NASW-MN Geographic Representative and social workers from your region for casual conversation and networking. Attend and you can also earn 1 CEU (free for attendees)! Brittany Clausen, Vice President of the NASW-MN Board of Directors, will be presenting on the topic below.

Please register in advance so we can know to expect you. This event will take place in-person.

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!


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