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Chapter CE Programs 2023

(If you are an NASW-RI member and the member fee doesn't appear, please email Angie at: assoc.naswri@socialworkers.org before registering).

1.5 General CEs| Anticipating Tragedy: Clinical Guidance for a Client's Suicide, with Katherine Johnson, LICSW

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 (12:00 - 1:30pm EST) | Online registrations are closing on June 4. Click here to register

Despite all of the training for suicide prevention, there is little to no training for dealing with a client's suicide. Research has found that the loss of a client to suicide is the “most profoundly disturbing event of one’s professional career”  (Hendin, et al. 2000). This presentation will fortify clinician's with practical information and preparation for the unfortunate event of a client suicide. Registration fees: $15 for members and $35 for non-members. 

6 General CEs| Virtual Nursing Home and Elder Issues Conference 2023: Value of the Social Worker: Frustration, Benefit and Hope, with keynote speaker Lori Smetanka, JD, Executive Director, National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care.

Thursday, June 22, 2023 (8:30 - 4:40pm EST) | Online registrations are closing on June 20. Click here to register

This year’s conference will explore how social workers can work effectively with older adults, families, and staff in their workplace; the program will focus on individuals from different ethnicities, languages, and gender identities. Join us on June 22 and learn about how to support social workers to better advocate on behalf of older adults, and how to engage in improving the quality of life and services within the communities we serve. Registration fees: $60 for members, $80 for non-members, and $45 for retiree/students. 


Social Work Online CE Institute

NASW offers hundreds of continuing education (CE) courses in a variety of formats—webinars, webcasts, podcasts, presentations, and more. All courses offered through this program are accredited by either the NASW National Office or one of NASW Chapters and NASW members receive discounted prices. 

Please note that NASW accreditation does not imply automatic acceptance by all State Boards. Individuals should check with their licensing Board on whether a specific program will be accepted for continuing education purposes.

Post-Master’s Certificate in Childhood and Adolescent Trauma

Graduate level degree holders (and above) from social work and other master’s degree disciplines can participate in a workshop series in childhood and adolescent trauma through Rhode Island College. The series concentrates on trauma-informed assessment, treatment and evaluation models working with these populations while incorporating discussions of the relevance of the NCTSN’s Twelve Core Concepts of Trauma.

Learn more about this RIC certificate program


Application Forms

The Rhode Island Social Work Licensing Law requires that all Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSW) receive a total of 30 CE credits per licensing cycle: three (3) of which must be in professional ethics; and three (3) in cross-cultural practice to include the alleviation of oppression.