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PETITION PROCESS TO BE PLACED ON THE CHAPTER ELECTION BALLOT

 

The petition process allows members nominated by not selected by the Chapter Committee on Nominations & Leadership Identification (CCNLI) to add his/her name to the slate by submitting a petition to the Chapter Committee on Nominations & Leadership Identification (CCNLI) within 30 days of the announcement.

This year’s deadline for petition submission ..Read More…

Messages

Executive Director’s Message

 

By Janlee Wong, NASWCA Executive Director

With the passage of the GOP tax bill, look for the GOP Congress to lead in 2018 with cuts to health and social programs to offset the cost of tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy.

While we know the theory behind the tax cuts is ..Read More…

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Council Reports

NASW-CA Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council Report

In an effort to bring awareness to the forefront, and align previous and current reform efforts, the NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council would like to engage NASW members and Community members and partners.

The Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council seeks to promote and attain parity in career and higher education opportunities for rehabilitated persons with criminal ..Read More…

Opinion

What’s in a Word? Discretion

 

 

By Al Murdach, LCSW (retired)

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

Discretion is not a word social workers will immediately feel strongly about despite its importance for the profession. On first ..Read More…

Events

Inland Empire to Host Evening with Dr. Terrence Roberts

 

On the evening of Monday, March 5, Dr. Terrence Roberts, who was one of the original nine African American students who desegregated Central High—an all-white school in Arkansas back in the 1950s—will speak at the NASWCA Inland Empire Unit’s Social Work Awards dinner.

Dr. Roberts, who is known as one of Little Rock’s ..Read More…

Other News

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Grenda Ernst, LCSW

 

The San Luis Obispo (SLO) unit would like to recognize Grenda Ernst, LCSW, as the Social Worker Spotlight for this month.

Grenda graduated from UC Riverside with a degree in English Literature, which she says prepared her to write well, but did not move her along any particular career path. While there ..Read More…

Around the State

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

 

 

Ivan Bustamante, 2nd Year MSW Student, part-time program, California State University, Dominguez Hills

How did you become interested in pursuing social work?

My passion for social work developed from my turbulent life path experiences that I endured as a young adult. Despite my harmonious upbringing, growing up was tough for me as ..Read More…

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