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Mental Health Issue or Not: There Are Too Many Guns Out There

 

By Janlee Wong

Sadly, the political discourse in this country has become so polarized (aided and abetted by the White House) that instead of discussing the massive availability of guns in this country as contributing to mass shootings, politicians dismiss the issue as the actions of a “deranged” individual for which nothing ..Read More…

Announcements

Announcing the 2017 California Wildfires CE Scholarship 

To support current NASW members who reside full-time in California and who lost their permanent residence or employment as a result of the California wildfires (Aug-Oct 2017), the Chapter is offering a scholarship that will provide a total of 36 hours of online prelicense coursework or post-license continuing education units (CEUs) at no cost through the Chapter’s ..Read More…

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NASWCA Women’s Council Report

 

Disregard of Human Dignity In the Context of Social Service Delivery

By Marilyn Montenegro

In spite of clearly inadequate housing there was no agency to provide services designed to place my former client in safe, appropriate and affordable housing. After months of research and advocacy Norma is paying 60 percent of her income to ..Read More…

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Opinion

What’s in a Word? Burnout

 

By Al Murdach, LCSW (retired)

This column explores some of the meanings behind words that today have a significant impact upon the social work profession. Our word for today is: burnout.

“Burnout” has been described as a stress disorder characterized by “a psychological state of physical and emotional exhaustion” coupled with “a ..Read More…

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: REVISION AND UPDATE OF NASW CENTENNIAL POSTERS

 

1.2. Statement of Purpose

This is to invite proposals to manage the first stage of the revision and update of the NASW California Chapter Centennial Posters.  This would include revision of existing content, development of new content and working with graphic artists and information technology professionals to develop proposals for new digital ..Read More…

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