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NASW-IL Statewide Conference

A Meeting of the Professions
Oct. 22-25 Wheeling, Illinois The Westin Chicago North Shore
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About The NASW IL Conference

This ​year’s ​2017 ​NASW-Illinois Chapter ​Statewide ​Conference: ​A Meeting ​of ​the ​Professions is ​the ​largest ​gathering ​of ​social ​work ​and mental health professionals ​in ​the ​state, ​bringing ​together ​over ​800 ​mental health ​leaders, ​practitioners, ​educators,​ and ​more. ​Taking ​place ​this ​year ​in ​Wheeling, IL, ​the ​2017 ​NASW-Illinois ​Chapter ​Statewide ​Conference ​is ​a ​rare ​opportunity ​to ​network ​with ​other ​social ​workers and mental health professionals. ​Come ​meet ​the ​best ​and ​the ​brightest ​of ​Illinois! ​This year’s conference offers up to 20 CEUs to attendees including workshops in cultural competency and ethics. With ​80 ​educational ​sessions ​and ​over ​125 ​speakers, ​the ​2017 ​NASW-Illinois ​Chapter ​Statewide ​Conference ​connects ​you ​to ​the ​newest ​trends, ​innovations, ​and ​practices ​that ​can ​help ​you ​strengthen ​and ​improve ​your ​social ​work ​skills. ​And ​with ​our ​workshops ​qualifying ​for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, LPNs, APNs, LCPs, and some ICB credentials* , ​there’s ​no ​reason ​not ​to ​attend.

800

Participents

110

Speakers

80

Sessions

20

CEUs

Agenda

Sunday, Oct. 22nd

6:00-8:30PM

Early Registration Pickup

Whether you are attending the educational session or just want to pickup your badge early - the registration desk will be available for early badge pickup.

6:30-8:30PM

Heightening Awareness of Older Adult Mistreatment

2 CEUs. A 2 hour primer on mandated reporting for older adults. This timely session goes along with the re-affirming section within in the new social work licensure act renewal - just passed in the last general assembly. Please note: this class is only available for FULL registered attendees, speakers and students. (Single day attendees will not be allowed entrance.)

Monday, Oct. 23rd

09:30 - 11:00AM
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Opening Session: Are You Playing It Safe? How to Amplify Your Personal Brand and Stay Relevant

Judi Holler

Through personal stories and improvisational games, this interactive keynote session will help you understand how to harness the power of your unique personal brand to build a life and career that you love.

11:15 - 1:15PM

Morning Intensives

2 CEUs

1:15-2:15PM

Networking Lunch

2:15 - 4:15

Afternoon Intensives

2 CEUs

4:15-5:30PM

Networking and Awards Reception

Attending the evening networking reception at the 2017 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference is a great way to meet many other mental health professionals in the field, make connections, and get leads on a new job possibility.

Tuesday, Oct 24th

09:30 - 10:30AMAM

Session 1 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

10:45 - 12:15PM

Session 2 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

12:15-1:45PM

Networking Lunch

1:45-3:15PM

Session 3 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

3:30-5:00PM

Session 4 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

Wednesday, Oct. 25th

9:00-10:30AM

Session 1 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

10:45-12:15PM

Session 2 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

12:15-1:30PM

Lunch

1.5 CEUs

1:30-3:00PM

Session 3 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

3:15-4:45PM

Session 4 Workshops

1.5 CEUs

Sponsors

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Registration

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Nonmember Student

$1351 Person

  • Access to all M-W educational offerings- 18 CEUs
  • Access to Sunday pre-conference workshop - 2 CEUs
  • Access to Monday evening reception
  • Lunch - all three Days
  • Access to exhibit hall

1 Day Member

$1651 Person

  • Access to all educational offerings that day - 6 CEUs
  • Access to Monday evening reception (Monday attendees only)
  • Lunch
  • Access to exhibit hall (Tues./Wed. attendees only)

Student Member

$1051 Person

  • Access to all M-W educational offerings- 18 CEUs
  • Access to Sunday pre-conference workshop - 2 CEUs
  • Access to Monday evening reception
  • Lunch - all three Days
  • Access to exhibit hall

1 Day Nonmember

$1901 Person

  • Access to all educational offerings that day - 6 CEUs
  • Access to Monday evening reception (Monday attendees only)
  • Lunch
  • Access to exhibit hall (Tues./Wed. attendees only)

Hotel Information

Located just outside the city of Chicago

Location

The Westin Chicago North Shore is situated just sixteen miles north of O'Hare International Airport in the prestigious North Shore district.

Transport

While driving to the event might be the easiest, the Metra is available and you may call the hotel for pickup from the station.

Hotel

The Wheeling hotel location blends style and elegance with the convenience of a full-service hotel. For further accommodation information, go to: http://bit.ly/naswwestin.