Monthly Archives: September 2015

Newly Inducted NASW Social Work Pioneers

We welcome this very impressive group of 10 new Pioneers. From deans to researchers to active practitioners and activists, the members of this esteemed group have received numerous awards, published extensively, and have impressive academic and professional backgrounds.

One of these pioneers is Chia-Chia Chen, founder of the Culture to Culture Foundation in San ..Read More…

2015 Democratic Alliance for Action Awards Luncheon

Make plans to attend the 2015 Democratic Alliance for Action Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11 a.m.

It is with great pleasure that the DAA will be honoring the following individuals at our first-ever Awards Luncheon honoring outstanding Democrats in Santa Clarita Valley:

Carole Lutness with the Lifetime Activist Award Jim Soliz with ..Read More…

Mental Health Resources for Wildfires

Tips for Managing Your Distress Related to the Wildfires

Tips on how to manage distress related to wildfires even if not directly affected.


Recovering from the Wildfires

Explains how to cope effectively with feelings, thoughts, and actions as you recover from fires.


After the Fire: Your Emotional and ..Read More…

Make Plans to Attend Bridges to Equity Workshop

Registration is open. Don’t wait. Reserve your spot today.

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The purpose of the 2015 State Conference is to bring together practitioners to share strategies for closing the achievement or “equity” gap among children and families in our schools.  Diverse and dynamic workshops will highlight the many ways schools of ..Read More…

Red Cross is Recruiting Volunteers to Respond to Wildfires

The American Red Cross is now recruiting volunteers statewide to respond to the fires in Northern California.

Prospective new local volunteers who live statewide should complete this application:

Please email with questions or help completing the process.

To make the most efficient use of resources, prospective volunteers will be considered ..Read More…

Women’s Council Report: Implementing Social Work Values

What Social Work Educators Can Do

By Marilyn Montenegro

The consequences of a criminal conviction are so severe and enduring that they effectively challenge one’s fundamental status as a member of society.


Did you know that the number of social work students with criminal histories is increasing?

Students with criminal histories ..Read More…