By Shelly Kalmer, MSW, ACSW, Director
Take a look at some of the activities the local units have organized since January:
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Transgender/trans-sexual (hereby referred to as trans) youth have the highest suicide rates among population groups. Trans is a biological condition that emerges when a person is born one gender but emotionally relates more with the other. The problem is that there is a societal misperception about trans because of ..Read More…
Please join us on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. as we host a networking and CEU event: “San Francisco’s Homeless: A Discussion with Jeff Kositsky, Director of San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing”.
The event takes place at:
Felton Institute/Family Service ..Read More…
APRIL CEU EVENT
IMPROVING LAW ENFORCEMENT’S INTERACTIONS WITH
PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESSWhen: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 — 6:00 pm to 7:30 pmWhere: Brookdale Mirage Inn72-750 Country Club, Rancho Mirage 92270
Who: All social workers, allied professionals and interested community members are encouraged to attend.
In recent years, the media has begun ..Read More…
March is Social Work Month and the SLO unit is celebrating with dinner and drinks on Thursday, March 23.
The theme for 2017 is “Social Workers Stand Up” and is focused on educating the public about the contributions of social workers and why the professional title ..Read More…
Annual Social Work Month Event
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Chico Unit is excited to host its annual Social Work month event. This year we are having a soiree with beer pairings, great company, and Social Work Month awards presented to two colleagues who embody this year’s theme, “Social Workers ..Read More…