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Application for Assistance: NASW Legal Defense Fund

Application for Assistance: NASW Legal Defense Fund



All applications must be received by the Legal Defense Fund NO LATER than October 13, 2017 in order to be considered by the LDF Board of Trustees at their next scheduled meeting in November.


The NASW Legal Defense Fund (LDF) was established in 1972 by the NASW Board of ..Read More…

Serve As a Practice Area Expert on NASW Policy Panel

More than 100 social workers participated on expert panels to revise and/or develop 25 NASW policy statements over the last two years.

These statements were recently voted on and approved by the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) key policymaking body, the Delegate Assembly (comprised of 277 professional social workers who represent NASW’s diverse ..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…

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…

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…

CADD CORNER: Stress, Resilience, and Self-Care in Social Work Practice


Dr. David Chenot

For several decades, workforce researchers have investigated the effects of stress on those who serve vulnerable clients, particularly social workers. This body of research has included a focus on a variety of constructs/variables related to stress including secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and, of course, burnout. Each ..Read More…