Monthly Archives: April 2018

Does HIPAA’s Privacy Rule Protect Patient Information?

Does HIPAA’s Privacy Rule Protect Patient Information?


By Jesus Aceves, Roxana Islas, Diana Muñoz, and Leanna Wagner

In the early 1990s, there was a technological shift that was occurring. Many things were moving to computer-based systems and health care was one of them. In an effort to move towards this change, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ..Read More…

NASW-CA Region G Celebrates Social Work Month

By Lainey Sevillano, NASW-CA Membership Coordinator

On March 30, 2018 Region G celebrated Social Work month by combining a presentation on sexual orientation identity development and a paint night! Guest CEU Speaker Mark Abelson, MFA, MSW, is a lecturer in the Social Work Department at CSUN and CSULA.

The primary focus of his ..Read More…

Nominations Wanted for Social Workers Who Have Made Significant Contributions



Every year, the California Chapter of NASW honors individuals 
who have made significant contributions to social work. It’s time to submit your nominations!

These include social workers who have performed outstanding work in the past few years (Social Worker of the Year); social workers who have a lifetime ..Read More…

NASW Deeply Troubled by Death of Stephon Clark



Stephon Clark (Photo courtesy of Stevante Clark)

The National Association of Social Workers California Chapter is deeply troubled by the death of Stephon Clark. Clark, an unarmed African American man, was shot to death by police in his grandmother’s backyard. The entire Sacramento community, including law enforcement, is saddened and shocked by ..Read More…