Monthly Archives: June 2017

NASW-CA Annual Conference – Social Workers Stand Up

NASW-CA Annual Conference – Social Workers Stand Up

Join your fellow social workers at the NASW-CA 2017 Annual Conference on Friday, October 20 at the Marriott Hotel in San Mateo, CA. The conference schedule was designed to offer an affordable and diverse range of continuing education, professional development and networking opportunities for all!

Conference Highlights Include

Frederic Reamer, PhD, ..Read More…

US Senate Releases Better Care Reconciliation Act

This week the United States Senate released the Better Care Reconciliation Act, legislation intended to reform our nation’s health care system. The Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) are deeply concerned by provisions in the bill. In its current form, the legislation could reduce support for the millions of vulnerable seniors with ..Read More…

LGBT Mental Health and Aging Support Guide

Finding ways to grow and be healthy as you age is important. The journey of aging brings with it new stressors and opportunities, including some that are unique to the LGBT community.

Being LGBT does not automatically mean you will experience mental health challenges. However, as an LGBT elder, there are certain stressors ..Read More…


Debbie Wingate, MSW candidate from Region D

By S. Jolene Hui, MSW, LCSW, Membership Director

By simply talking to Debbie Wingate, you can tell that she is passionate about the social work fiel

She has been working in the field for nearly 25 years since 1992. For the past four years she’s been ..Read More…

How Two Practices Give Mental Health Care a Primary Care Home

By Robert Nagler Miller

With a nationwide shortage of nearly 3,400 psychiatrists to meet the country’s mental health care needs, one emerging viable remedy is a model that incorporates the diagnosis and treatment of mild to moderate depression and anxiety into primary care practice.