Monthly Archives: January 2017

Call for 2017 NASW-CA Annual Conference Presenter Proposals

Call for 2017 NASW-CA Annual Conference Presenter Proposals


The NASW-CA Chapter is requesting proposals for 90-minute presentations covering a broad range of topics related to clinical practice issues for experienced practitioners.



2017 NASW-CA Annual Conference Date and Location

Friday – October 20, 2017 – Marriott Hotel, San Mateo, CA(pre-license and license renewal classes take place on Saturday, Oct. ..Read More…

Advancing the American Agenda: How the Social Work Profession will Help

The social work profession was founded in social change. Through the profession’s history, social workers have sought to ensure that all people have equal access to the resources and opportunities that allow them to meet their basic needs.

The Public Policy Department at NASW upholds this challenge by advocating for the Association to ..Read More…

Social Work and Recent Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court

By Elizabeth M. Felton, JD, LICSW, Associate Counsel
and Carolyn I. Polowy, JD, Of Counsel
© National Association of Social Workers. All rights reserved.

Significant change in social policy can be accomplished by the issuance of a single precedent-setting court decision. The NASW Legal Defense Fund (LDF) is highly conscious of ..Read More…

2017 Social Work Month Website Now Live!

March is National Professional Social Work Month!

Visit the 2017 Social Work Month website for celebration ideas and activities, logos to share on social media and in emails, infographics to help you elevate the profession and educate others on what we do, and more. This year’s theme — Social Workers Stand Up! — ..Read More…

Death by a Thousand Budget Cuts: The Need for a New Fight for Poor People’s Rights

“You’re living in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58 percent of your youth is unemployed—what the hell do you have to lose?”

—Donald J. Trump on the presidential campaign trail, August 2016


By Tina Sacks

As of January 2017 it appears that, we, indeed, have ..Read More…