Monthly Archives: April 2014

Gratitude Summit

UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center Presents the Greater Good Gratitude Summit

A day of science, stories, and inspiration, featuring a keynote by Jack Kornfield and Brother David Steindl-Rast.

CE credit hours available.

When: Saturday, June 7, 2014 —  9am to 5:15pm

Where: Craneway Conference Center, Richmond, CA or Online via Webcast

Cost: $125-$149 – 20% discount available to GGSC ..Read More…

Leadership Series: Negotiating a Higher Salary

Congratulations! You’ve secured a job offer. Now you need to secure the salary that you want and deserve. For some people, negotiating a salary can be a frightening proposition; but it doesn’t have to be. Think of salary negotiation as an opportunity to let your new employer know that you are talented and savvy. ..Read More…

NASW-CA Member Receives 2014 Distinguished Service Award

“Sometimes careers are planned and sometimes there are just opportunities where you go,” says Maureen Bauman.

Bauman didn’t plan to become one of the Northern California’s foremost advocates for destigmatizing mental illness. That opportunity came through her role as director of the Placer County Adult System of Care, overseeing mental health services and drug ..Read More…

Preparing for the ICD-10-CM Deadline in 2014

Clinical social workers should begin preparing for the implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification, known as the ICD-10-CM. It is a diagnostic classification system used to identify diseases. Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for use in all United States health care settings, it is maintained ..Read More…

Social Work Students Discuss Bills at Lobby Days

Social work students  meet with Assemblymember Christina Garcia’s Chief of Staff Tim Reardon on April 7, 2014 during Lobby Days at the State Capitol to discuss AB 1554, AB 1455 and SB 1005.

Left to right: Michael Pacia from Cal State East Bay; Emily Guerra from Cal State Fullerton; Cera Johnson from Sacramento State; ..Read More…