Monthly Archives: April 2016

NASW-CA Orange County Unit Report

NASW-CA Orange County Unit Report

On Saturday, March 19, the NASW Orange County unit celebrated Social Work month. In selection of Social Work Month, Charisma De Los Reyes, USC alumnus and 2015 NASW San Diego Social Worker of the Year, served as the keynote presenter.

Charisma is a Senior Protective Services Worker with County of San Diego ..Read More…

From the NASW-CA Executive Director and NASW-CA President

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By Janlee Wong, MSW, Executive Director, NASW-CA and Catharine J. Ralph, NASW-CA President

The news that four Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) workers have been indicted for criminal child abuse and falsification of documents in a ..Read More…

California Social Work Hall of Distinction Ceremony

The California Social Work Hall of Distinction Committee has announced the social work leaders selected for induction in 2016. From a vast array of extraordinary nomination submissions, this year’s inductees will be:

Janet E. Black, shaper of social work education; Howard H. Carey, exemplary deliverer of health and human care programs; David ..Read More…

Leading Mental Health Organizations Urge an End to Harmful “Religious Freedom” Laws

The nation’s leading mental health professional organizations are expressing dismay over the spate of recent bills
and laws that would allow for individuals and businesses to deny services, employment and housing to LGBT people under the guise of religious freedom. Other states are proposing and enacting laws that would require ..Read More…

San Jose State University Accepts Applications for First Online MSW Cohort

In the fall of 2016, San Jose State University will offer their new online MSW program.

Since it is often difficult for students to attend a full-time program for a number of reasons—and technology is advancing rapidly—online programs are becoming more popular.

Dr. Jack Wall, Director of the School of Social ..Read More…