Monthly Archives: July 2015

Upcoming NASW-CA Social Action Social Justice Council Meeting

Upcoming NASW-CA Social Action Social Justice Council Meeting

The NASW-CA Social Action Social Justice Council will be having a meeting
at the NASW Annual Conference.

When: Friday, October 9, 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location:  South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 S. Airport Blvd.,
S. San Francisco, CA 94080

You do not need to be and NASW member or ..Read More…

Statement from Assistant Secretary on Senate Passage of Older Americans Act Reauthorization

We applaud the Senate for passing the Older Americans Act and advancing it one major step toward reauthorization. This critical legislation, which was signed into law 50 years ago this week, provides high-quality, individualized services that improve the health, safety, and well-being of nearly 12 million older adults and one million family caregivers. It ..Read More…

NASW Membership Dues Increase: Frequently Asked Questions

After much consideration, NASW will be increasing membership dues in order to
continue to support programs and expanded offerings in professional development, legal and ethics consultations, and a renewed national advocacy campaign. NASW is committed to being on the forefront of protecting social workers, advancing the profession of social work, and helping the ..Read More…

 The Governor Signs the Budget but the Work Continues…

By Rebecca Gonzales, Director of Government Relations and Political Affairs

As you may have heard, Gov. Brown signed the state budget shortly before the beginning of the fiscal year on July 1. The final budget did include some victories for low-income Californians, but it fell short of the agenda put forth by NASW ..Read More…

BBS Crafting New Telehealth Services Regulations for Practitioners

By Rajeshwari Prasad

There is a nationwide increase in therapy via electronic means (or telehealth), but this has also resulted in confusion among practitioners and consumers. In California, telehealth can be provided by valid license holders such as marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, educational psychologists and clinical counselors. However, specific ..Read More…

Disabilities Council Teleconference: July 23, 2015!

Join the NASW-CA Disabilities Council for their teleconference on
Thursday, July 23, 2015  from 7:00pm to 8:00pm!

Interested members can participate by calling-in to the toll free number 1-888-450-5996 and inputting the participant passcode: 232112

Please RSVP by emailing naswcadisabilitiescouncil@gmail.comOR joining the Facebook event:

10th Annual Liberation Based Healing Conference

We are in midst of a major social justice movement being led by the efforts of courageous leaders, activists, communities, and organizations throughout the country.  This is a time where we need critical spaces to dialogue, reflect and develop social justice based action strategies.

The 10th Annual Liberation Based Healing Conference (LBHC) is that space! This ..Read More…