Monthly Archives: July 2017



Are you in search of a licensing exam prep course?

Not sure what in-person course will suit your needs? Look no further!

This year we are offering a two-day prep course at our NASW-CA Annual Conference taking place October 20-21, 2017 in San Mateo at the Marriott Hotel.

Both days focus on ..Read More…

Kilolo Brodie Appointed to California State Council on Developmental Disabilities


Kilolo Brodie, 44, of Turlock, has been appointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities.

Brodie has served in several positions for the Master of Social Work Program at California State University, Stanislaus since 2010, including department chair, master of social work program director, director of field education and associate professor. ..Read More…

CADD CORNER: Stress, Resilience, and Self-Care in Social Work Practice


Dr. David Chenot

For several decades, workforce researchers have investigated the effects of stress on those who serve vulnerable clients, particularly social workers. This body of research has included a focus on a variety of constructs/variables related to stress including secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and, of course, burnout. Each ..Read More…

Broken Bridges


LTSS integration with HMOs cannot succeed without addressing the funding gap which prevents transitions to community-based care settings.

By Jason Bloome

The 2017–2018 California state budget enacted on June 30, 2017 ends the California Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), a demonstration program in seven counties, which was found to be not cost effective. Despite ..Read More…

NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council Report


Eric Escareno

In an effort to bring awareness to the forefront, and align previous and current reform efforts, the NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council would like to engage NASW members and Community members and partners.

The Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council seeks to promote and attain parity in career and higher education opportunities ..Read More…

Register for the 2017 NASW-CA Annual Conference

It’s not too early to register for this year’s NASW-CA Annual Conference!

On the licensure track? We are offering licensure courses needed to become an LCSW: Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependency, Aging and Long-Term Care, Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting, and Human Sexuality.

Want to supervise those becoming licensed? Take ..Read More…