NASW Deeply Troubled by Death of Stephon Clark



Stephon Clark (Photo courtesy of Stevante Clark)

The National Association of Social Workers California Chapter is deeply troubled by the death of Stephon Clark. Clark, an unarmed African American man, was shot to death by police in his grandmother’s backyard. The entire Sacramento community, including law enforcement, is saddened and shocked by ..Read More…


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…


Political Action

Professional Development

Free Webinar! The Licensure Process

Join us for a FREE WEBINAR on the CA Licensing Process with Membership Director, S. Jolene Hui, MSW, LCSW. This process can sometimes be difficult to decipher but we will go through it step by step so that you are organized and have a plan to get through it easily and ..Read More…

Council Reports


Does HIPAA’s Privacy Rule Protect Patient Information?


By Jesus Aceves, Roxana Islas, Diana Muñoz, and Leanna Wagner

In the early 1990s, there was a technological shift that was occurring. Many things were moving to computer-based systems and health care was one of them. In an effort to move towards this change, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ..Read More…

Other News


NASW-CA Region G Celebrates Social Work Month

By Lainey Sevillano, NASW-CA Membership Coordinator

On March 30, 2018 Region G celebrated Social Work month by combining a presentation on sexual orientation identity development and a paint night! Guest CEU Speaker Mark Abelson, MFA, MSW, is a lecturer in the Social Work Department at CSUN and CSULA.

The primary focus of his ..Read More…

Around the State

Stand Up, Stand Proud, Stand Together!


Dr. Peter Allen Lee, Director of the San Jose State University School of Social Work, leads the group in an inspirational cheer that celebrates the School of Social Work and the social work profession: “Stand Up, Stand Proud, Stand Together!”


Award winners from the NASW South Bay Unit Social ..Read More…