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New Medicare Card: Help Notify Your Patients


CMS is starting to conduct a major education campaign about the new card for people with Medicare. Help alert your patients by displaying a poster in your office and giving your patients tear-off sheets or fliers.

Register then order these free color products:

Poster, 11”x17” (Product  #12009-P) limit-10 Pad of 50 tear-off sheets, 4”x ..Read More…

Survey: Barriers Faced Seeking Assistance Following Assault


The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project at American University Washington College of Law is conducting a survey designed to learn about the barriers that may prevent foreign-born, immigrant, and limited English proficient victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, child abuse, elder abuse, and human trafficking from seeking assistance and ..Read More…

Survey: Health Care Policies and Funding


In the wake of federal uncertainty regarding health care policies and funding, the Council on Mentally Ill Offenders (COMIO) dedicated 2017 to understanding the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Californians who have behavioral health challenges and are justice-involved or at risk of justice-involvement.

We need to ..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…

Meet NASWCA Newest Intern Angelique York


NASWCA is proud to introduce Angelique York, who both interns with NASW and works for Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.

She is matriculating as a MSW graduate student at University of Southern California (USC) with a concentration in community, organization, and business innovation. Her ultimate goal is to head a nonprofit ..Read More…

What To Do When the Lights Go Out: Precautions



Disaster does not have a time clock and strikes whenever it desires. It is normal and natural to have a reaction, but being prepared and having a PLAN can minimize your stress and anxiety.

Monitoring your symptoms for any changes (do relaxation exercises and deep breathing; eat and sleep properly; exercise; get ..Read More…