There are no words to adequately express our feelings about the tragedies that we’ve endured for the past week and beyond. Our hearts are heavy, our souls are strained, and many have expressed a paralyzing feeling of helplessness.

We are all going through this time in our own way, and still somehow, we ..Read More…


A Message from the NASW-CA Board President



By Dr. Sylvester Bowie

This is my first opportunity to say Happy Thanksgiving as your chapter president and board chair. While some of our members have had their faith tested as they have faced challenges including fires, unhealthy air, school closure and other activities that might question the desire to give thanks.

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Workforce Studies

Research and data about the social work labor force is critical to determine trends in employment, to address professional training needs, to quantify barriers to quality service delivery, and to inform policy and advocacy efforts.

NASW research advances professional development through the dissemination of data on evidence-based practices.

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A Silent Crisis



 Very few options exist in California for low-income families who care for the elderly with Alzheimer’s who could “wander”.

By Jason Bloome

Seniors are the fastest growing demographic age group in California. California’s Department of Finance predicts between now and 2026 the number of seniors 65 and older will grow by 2.6 ..Read More…


Other News


NASWCA San Luis Obispo Unit Annual Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 6th, the San Luis Obispo Unit will hold its Annual Holiday Party from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Each year we meet in December to network and honor a local non-profit. This year we are honoring the Grizzly Youth Academy.

Come one, come all to celebrate this holiday season with ..Read More…