NASW Nevada Chapter

Welcome to NASW-Nevada Chapter

The Power of Social Work

Become a Member of NASW-Nevada!

Call for NASW-NV Board Members

Volunteer to Serve Your Chapter!


The Chapter Committee for Nominations and Leadership Identification is currently looking for candidates interested in serving on the NASW Nevada Board of Directors. The  Board serves in an advisory role to the chapter and is your voice for chapter priorities, policy, and educational direction. Positions that are up for election for July 1, 2019 start date are: 

For more information click here.


May 22-23rd at the Silver Legacy Resort, Reno, Nevada

Two locations, One Conference, One State, One Chapter - 20CEs

 As part of our ongoing efforts to unite the mental health profession in Nevada, we are mixing it up this year by splitting the NASW-NV conference into two locations. The spring location will May 22-23rd in Reno, Nevada and the fall location will be in Las Vegas (details finalizing now).  

Reno  - 10 CEUs

May 22-23, 2019                               

Silver Legacy Resort                                  

Las Vegas  - 10 CEUs

October 21-22, 2019

Palace Station Hotel and Casino

You will have a couple of options to choose from during registration, purchasing the full conference,  or just either location. Not sure you want to commit to both locations but need the CEUs?  Purchase the full conference and if you can't make either location, we will offer the equivalent in online CEUs. 


Full Registration: 

Early Bird: NASW Member $299.00, Non-Member $399.00  (until May 12th, 2019)

May 13th-May 20th - NASW Member $349.00, Non-Member $449.00 

Onsite Registration - NASW Member $400.00, Non-Member $500.00

Single Location:

Early Bird:  NASW Member: $175.00 per location, Non-Member: $225.00 (until May 12th, 2019)

May 13th until day before November Conference: NASW Member: 200.00 per location. Non-Member $250.00

Student Fee:

NASW Student (BSW, MSW) Member: Full Registration- $143.00, Single Location: $75.00

NonMember Student (BSW, MSW): Full Registration $200.00 (includes 1 year of NASW Membership)*, Single Location: $132.00 (includes 1 year of NASW Membership)*

* You can only get 1 year of NASW Membership once.  All student rate applicants MUST be a student enrolled in a BSW or MSW program. 

Register HERE for the conference!

Call for Presenters

 We are still looking for presenters for the 2019 conferences, for the Las Vegas location. 

We are particularly looking for presentations that utilize group work rather than just straight lecture.  If you are interested click HERE for more information and to apply. 

Sponsorship/Exhibit Opportunities Available:

If you are interested in exhibiting at the As One Nevada Conference, please register HERE.

If you are interested in sponsoring the As One Nevada Conference contact us at


Reno Conference Agenda

May 22, 2019

  • 10:00-4:00PM Registration Open
  • 1:00PM - 3:00PM Session 1 Education 2 CEUs
    • Realizing our Ethical Mandate to Advocate: An Introduction to Lobbying- Mary Hylton, PhD, MSW and Amber Joiner, PhD
    • Health Policy Lemons: Protecting Clients from Unethical and Unforeseen Provider Billing- Jan Brizee, MSW, LSW
  • 3:15PM-5:15PM - Keynote Panel - Nevada Social Work - 2 CEUs
  • 5:15 PM-6:30 PM - Networking Reception 

May 23, 2019

  • 8:00AM-4:30PM Registration Open
  • 9:00AM-10:30 PM Session 2 Education 1.5 CEUs
    • Eating Disorders and Underserved Populations- Kat Geiger, LCSW, CEDS
    • Healing the Hardware: Adding Neuromodulation and Neurofeedback to your Practice for Better, Faster Results- Randy Jacobs, LCSW
  • 10:45AM-12:15PM Session 3 Education 1.5 CEUs
    • The Effects of Racism on Black Mental Health- Anthony Harris, LCSW, LADC
    • Humanness- Novia Anderson, PhD, LCSW
  • 12:15PM-1:15PM Box Lunch
  • 1:15PM-2:45PM Session 4 Education 1.5 CEUs
    • Supporting Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence- Amanda Cuevas, MSW, LSW
    • Why Social Workers Should Care About the Death Penalty- Nancy Hart, JD
  • 3:00PM-4:30PM Session 5 Education 1.5 CEUs
    • Can an apple a day keep Alzheimer's away?- Steven Rubin, MD
    • Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: It's not just self-care- Tiffany Johnson, LCSW