Monthly Archives: August 2017

How White Social Workers Should Respond to Charlottesville

How White Social Workers Should Respond to Charlottesville

White social workers who aim to follow the National Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics should check in with minority clients in the wake of the Charlottesville, Va., violence and should take steps to educate themselves on the U.S. white supremacist movement, writes social work professor Elspeth Slayter.

She also recommends they ..Read More…

Our Assessment of ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act

By Jose Castaneda, Lorrie Marino, Stephanie Panchig, Teresa Robles, Maggie Sebastian

As a matter of equality and social justice, we believe that there should be a standardized testing and funding for all states. A student may have a desire to be a successful member of society, but when the school system is not ..Read More…

Behavioral Health Care Clinician I/II

F/T, $28.60-38.24/hr.  Must have Master’s Degree and have current registration or license with the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.

Closing: Open Until Filled. Qualified individuals must submit a County application to: Amador County Human Resources, 810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642. Applications may be obtained on the County website at

Crisis Services Counselor (Multiple Openings available)

Extra-Help, $27.22-30.01/hr. Provides crisis intervention services.  A Master’s Degree and Registration by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners (BBSE) as either a Marriage Family Intern (MFTI), or an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW) required.

To apply, contact Amador County Human Resources, 810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642; 209-223-6456, or visit   Closing: Open ..Read More…

Social Worker of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Public Citizen of the Year, and Organization of the Year Awards to be Presented at Annual Conference


Kathleen Adams, LCSW: 2017 NASW-CA Social Worker of the Year

Join us in celebrating the 2017 NASW-CA award winners during this year’s annual conference at the Marriott in San Mateo. The awards luncheon on Friday, October 20, offers an opportunity to network and to congratulate this year’s NASW-CA social work award recipients.

This ..Read More…

Efforts to Protect Health Care Continue Throughout August Recess! 


NASW is an active member of the Families USA Protect Our Care Coalition and Families USA has compiled a recess toolkit for information about local events AND town halls, sample letters to the editor and questions to ask members of Congress:

August Recess Tool Kit(Families USA) Questions to Ask Members of Congress: ..Read More…

SJSU Social Work Student Selected for Equality California Fellowship

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

Jacob Fraker was selected as one of only six fellows for the Equality California-Comcast Fellowship earlier this spring.

For the fellowship, he was placed with Senator Henry Stern (representing California’s 27th District) where he worked for four weeks gaining experience answering phones, doing paper work, ..Read More…