Monthly Archives: October 2017

NASW-CA Los Angeles Regions Host CEU Event on Criminal Justice

NASW-CA Los Angeles Regions Host CEU Event on Criminal Justice


LOS ANGELES, CA – On Saturday November 11 from 9:30am to 2:00pm at the Delancey Street Foundation, the National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter and its local Los Angeles regions (Regions G, H, and I) will host a CEU event on Criminal Justice that will include a breakfast and panel discussion.

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The recent California wild fires have been a disaster of the greatest proportions for California and the thousands that have been affected.  Social workers and mental health are what’s called the “second responders” after the public safety personnel and the emergency evaluation shelters.

California has frequent wild fires every year and certainly many ..Read More…

Join the Celebration: California Social Work Hall of Distinction

All are welcome to attend the celebration of professional social workers and the 2017 inductees to California Social Work Hall of Distinction on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 3:00 pm at the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport Hotel, the site of the Annual Conference.

The Hall of Distinction is part of the ..Read More…

Learn Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Learn Accelerated Resolution Therapy – ART uses a re-scripting process called Voluntary Image Replacement (VIR) to assist clients experiencing PTS and other traumas to replace negative images with positive ones. ART incorporates elements of well-known therapies including Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioral, Exposure (imaginal, in-vivo), relaxation techniques, and Brief Psycho-dynamic therapy that are combined with eye movements ..Read More…

The Official NASW Training on the 2017 Revisions to the Code of Ethics

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:00 to 4:00 pm ET

Registration is Free!

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The 2017 revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics reflect the most substantive changes to the Code since 1996. NASW will host this official training on the 2017 approved revisions, October 25, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET. Nationally acclaimed social work ..Read More…

Do We Have a Housing Problem in California?


By Lily Arana, Stephanie Cruz, Jessica Johnson, Michelle Ramirez and Stacey Ruiz

As MSW candidates, we have witnessed the many housing challenges our clients face when attempting to attain affordable housing; obstacles we experience alongside them. Since 2012, most of our clients have anxiously awaited the opportunity to move forward with Section ..Read More…

Student Profile: Omar Leyson, 4th Year BASW Student at CSU Los Angeles


How did you become interested in pursuing social work?

After 26 years of faithful and dedicated service in the United States Navy, I was given the opportunity to go back to school. I decided to pursue social work because I am passionate about conditions that most of the fellow veterans have. I ..Read More…