Executive Director’s Message: Idealism v. Reality — My Last Column

By Janlee Wong,
NASW-CA Executive Director

When I started my MSW program at San Francisco State University 45 years ago, I wanted to change a world filled with racism, inequality, poverty, and injustice. My classmates and I thought that we could make a significant difference with what we could learn in a professional social work program. We would ..Read More…




Other News

STUDENT PETITION: Stop DMH of LA County From Cutting MHSA WET Stipend Program For Students

Submitted by Elizabeth Juarez,
MSW Candidate at CSU Dominguez Hills:

The MHSA WET Stipend Program supports diverse communities and meets their professional needs. This stipend program was developed in efforts to support strength-based Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Nurse Practitioners, and Psychology students who will be entering the public mental health workforce upon graduation.

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Political Action

Help Social Workers Running For Office in CA! Donate to CalPACE Today!

In our current political climate, it is crucial that we defend marginalized communities. CalPACE is a non-partisan political action committee formed to elect social work candidates and candidates that support social work values.

Unfortunately, campaigns cost money. Every dollar raised will help elect candidates that will fight harmful immigration policies and other issues of concern.

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Professional Development

Upcoming Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) Seminars From NASW

NASW Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) help members stay in-the-know in their specific area of practice and offers individual online communities of committed, like-minded peers. Along with the trusted communities, SPS offers more than 45 additional CE opportunities through live practice-specific webinars, newsletters, continuing education and other professional development activities.

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