Where Are All the Social Workers?



By S. Jolene Hui, MSW, LCSW, Membership Director

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while because every time I’ve gone to a multidisciplinary conference in the past few years (as a representative of NASW-CA), I have been approached by managers who ask, “How can I find social workers to ..Read More…



By Janlee Wong, NASWCA Executive Director

Ever since the Great Depression when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) began the great tradition of creating social safety net programs to assist the elderly, children, the poor and infirm, Americans have accepted the concept that when there is no one else to help, the government can ..Read More…

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What is the Future of Preventive Care for Minority Children?



By Nancy Lemus, Daisy Gomez, Donna De Loera and Janette Garfias, Advance Social Policy Students, California State University, Long Beach

During recent times, access to health care coverage has become a common topic of conversation. In taking a look at the barriers that stand in the way of minority children, the list ..Read More…

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Region D Co-Sponsors Jai’s Library Dedication


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Transgender/trans-sexual (hereby referred to as trans) youth have the highest suicide rates among population groups. Trans is a biological condition that emerges when a person is born one gender but emotionally relates more with the other. The problem is that there is a societal misperception about trans because of ..Read More…