Monthly Archives: October 2015

NASW 2015 Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice

NASW 2015 Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice

The Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice (2015) is the updated revision of the
NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice (2001) and the Indicators for the Achievement of the NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice (2007).

 

 

http://www.socialworkers.org/practice/standards/Standards_and_Indicators_for_Cultural_Competence.asp

 

Kaiser’s Mental Health Clinicians Announce Strike

Kaiser’s mental health clinicians in Northern California — 1,500 psychologists, therapists and psychiatric social workers, all members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers — voted to strike until Kaiser agrees to hire enough clinicians to staff its clinics and ends its retaliation against whistleblowers.

The NUHW has released a three-minute video ..Read More…

Does This Mean I Wanted It? Acknowledging Arousal in Sexual Assault

By Andrew Pari, LCSW, Diplomate

This article is about the Wild West — the outer fringes of sexual assault work. Even within the field, this topic is little researched, little discussed.

Feeling arousal or experiencing orgasm during sexual assault is something which people who do the work I do are nominally aware ..Read More…

Meet the NASW-CA Interns

Sarah Lindner

Sarah is a compassionate, seasoned professional (she likes variety and flavor), whose passion for social justice through mutual collaboration (she finds two minds are better than one) brought her to NASW-California chapter for her second-year internship. Sarah has served in multiple volunteerism positions (she feels volunteering feeds the soul) and in 2011 ..Read More…

Please Help the Flood Victims of South Carolina

By Carla Damron, LISW-CP, Executive Director, South Carolina NASW  (www.scnasw.org)

Greetings from a weary South Carolina.

We continue to recover from the “Biblical” flood. My social worker intern and I spent the other day sorting donated clothes for one of the most devastated areas. It is odd to walk down a street where every house ..Read More…

BBS Update!

The Board’s website has been updated to include the following information:

Staff Directory: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/staff_directory.shtml Contact Us: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/contact.shtml Exam News: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/exams/exam_news.shtml Exam Restructure for Registrants: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/publications/exam_restructure_faq_registrants.pdf Exam Restructure for Non-Registrants: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/publications/exam_restructure_faq_nonregistrants.pdf Information for Licensed Clinical Social Work Exam Candidates: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/publications/exam_restructure_lcsw_candidate.pdf Exam Blackout Period in December for Licensed Marriage and ..Read More…

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