Monthly Archives: April 2015

Red Cross Mounting Response After 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake

Red Cross Mounting Response After 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake

The global Red Cross network, led by the Nepal Red Cross, has mounted an international relief effort to provide emergency humanitarian assistance following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. While details of the impact continue to come in, the Nepal Red Cross, which has extensive experience in responding to natural disasters, is providing ..Read More…

Sin Fronteras: Cross-Cultural Immersion in Mexico

Friends and Colleagues:

As many of you know, Sin Fronteras is a cross-cultural immersion in Oaxaca, Mexico
organized by the University of California Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.

Through continuous cross-cultural immersion, Latino and non-Latino social work students will build their language skills, study culturally informed and derived engagement and intervention practices, and ..Read More…

Lobby Days 2015

Scenes from Lobby Days 2015

Left to right: Carla Salas (SJSU); Veronica Carrillo (SJSU); Domanique Coronado (UCLA); Bex Durant (UCLA); Cheryl Blankenship Kupras (NASW CA-Treasurer); and Assembly Member Evan Low (District 28).

Hall of Distinction Announces Social Work Leaders

The California Social Work Hall of Distinction Committee has announced the social work leaders
selected for induction in 2015. From a vast array of extraordinary nomination submissions, this year’s inductees will be: Sandra Baker, pioneer in the identification and treatment of child sexual abuse; Dr. Ellen Dunbar, former professor and NASW-CA Director and ..Read More…

Group Therapy Training Program & Open House in May!

The Group Therapy Training Program at the Psychotherapy Institute in Berkeley offers a unique
one-year training program which is intensive yet manageable for busy schedules.  

RSVP required to attend the presentation and open house. 

Please contact Mary Ann Kassier, LCSW, CGP, Chair of the training program with questions: ..Read More…

NASW Joins “The Campaign to Change Direction” to Change the Way U. S. Addresses Mental Health

Dr. Barbara Milton, LCSW | The Jersey Journal 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) today announced their involvement with “The Campaign to Change Direction,” a national initiative to create a new story in America about mental health, mental illness and mental wellness.

As part of the collective effort led by ..Read More…