Monthly Archives: August 2018

Afternoon Workshops Round Out Learning Experience

Afternoon Workshops Round Out Learning Experience

Almost time for your license renewal? Want interesting and current CEU courses?

The second and third group of workshops at the NASW-CA Annual Conference on Friday, October 26 at the LAX Marriott will round out your learning experience. 

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25 Percent of Licensees Failed Continuing Education Audit by BBS

At the beginning of 2016, the Board resumed random continuing education audits of its licensees. To date, the Board has audited approximately 300 licensees, and the audit failure rate is approximately 25 percent. The top three reasons applicants are failing audits are:

1. The licensee failed to complete the required law and ethics ..Read More…

NASW-CA Chapter 2017-2018 Natural Disaster Online CE Scholarship

The chapter is sponsoring an online continuing education scholarship for current NASW members who reside in California, are registered with the BBS, and who lost their permanent home or job as a result of California’s wildfires, flooding, or other natural disasters in the last two years.

To view the requirements and scholarship details, visit:

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NASW Social Justice Priorities 2018


The Social Justice Priorities Chart represents priorities adopted by the National NASW Board of Directors.  The priorities will be reviewed and revised annually.

This year’s priorities include one major revision- the addition of Environmental Justice. By including Environmental Justice, NASW will be addressing one of the country’s top social justice imperatives. NASW ..Read More…

Meet NASW Field Organizer Alicia Dienst, MSW


Alicia Dienst, MSW was recently hired as a field organizer for the National Association of Social Workers. In this position for the NASW Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE), she will be engaging and mobilizing NASW members to participate in campaigns and vote in the 2018 general election

She believes in her ..Read More…

Join Us for a NASWCA Region I Panel Discussion


Join us on September 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for a panel discussion on starting and building a private practice. The panelists will share their experiences and speak on topics such as ethical and legal considerations in private practice, marketing and business strategies, and deciding on a target population.

Also here is the ..Read More…

Practice Alert!


On August 13, 2018 10,000 clinical social workers (CSWs) who are Medicare Part B providers received a letter from Global Tech containing results of a Comparative Billing Report (CBR) for Licensed Clinical Social Workers.

The Practice Alert provides more information based on NASW review of the report and additional information provided by ..Read More…

Online Webinar for Training on Immigration Rights


As part of its Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Advocacy, Consultation and Training (CLAS ACT) Project, NICOS is collaborating with Chinese for Affirmative Action to provide a cost-free, online webinar/training on immigration rights and ICE raid response.

The webinar will be held:

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


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Meet NASW-CA Membership Intern Roxanne Cordova


Roxanne Cordova, third-year MSW student at CSUDH, will serve as NASW-CA membership intern for the 2018-2019 school year. She will serve members across the state and work as part of the membership team on outreach, retention, and special projects.

The oldest of six children, Cordova’s passion has always been to make a ..Read More…