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Local Program Unit- Charlotte/Mecklenburg


Chair: Felicia Parker-Rodgers, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, MSSA, BCD, RYT

Co-Chair: Nora Chambers Carter, LCSW, MSW, MA (

Co-Chair: Susan Dolphin

Please feel free to contact Nora if you have any questions regarding Charlotte’s LPU.




Please note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, all upcoming in-person Local Program Unit events have been postponed or cancelled. Virtual meetings may be added. For more information about the NASW-NC response to COVID-19 (and for additional resources), click here. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Seth Maid, NASW-NC Director of Membership and Communication, at


All Charlotte LPU Meetings will be held at the Waltonwood Cotswold Assisted Living Facility, unless otherwise stated.


Please note: 

  • Each event has a cap of 30 participants
  • There is no waiting list for any event
  • The Charlotte LPU is unable to accommodate any on-site/walk-in registrations.
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Please park on the perimeter of the Waltonwood Building


  • $10.00 Students
  • $20.00 NASW Members
  • $45.00 Non-Members (Not a NASW member? Join here!)

Upcoming Events:



Recent Events:

  • Saturday, April 25, 2020: Maintaining a Healthy Relationship: Couples Work for the Helper This event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Saturday, March 21, 2020: Putting on the Oxygen Mask: Self-Care for Those Who Care This event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020: Trauma Treatment and Group Therapy
  • Saturday, January 11, 2020: Brief Psychotherapy: An Application of Time-Effective Counseling
  • Saturday, November 9, 2019: The Opioid Epidemic and the RX Generation
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019: Treating Trauma Using EMDR
  • Saturday, September 21, 2019: Effectively Serving LGBTQ Youth
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019: Breaking the Code of Silence
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019: Protocol for Dealing with Sex Addiction
  • Saturday, February 9, 2019: Social Work Ethics - Honoring Elders:  Support Needs for Older People
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019: Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Personality Disorders
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018: “Being Well! Practicing Intentional Self-Care”
  • Saturday, October 20, 2018: Examination of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Mental Illness 

Payment Information:

Once you pay, your money cannot be refunded and it will be your responsibility to find someone to take your spot if you can no longer attend. Please email this information to before the date of the meeting.


If you pay via check, and it is returned for any reason, we will electronically debit your account for the amount of the check plus a processing fee of $25.00.

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