Monthly Archives: July 2019

NASW Demands President Trump Immediately Stop Racist Tweets and Instead Unite Nation to Address Racism, Violence and Poverty

NASW Demands President Trump Immediately Stop Racist Tweets and Instead Unite Nation to Address Racism, Violence and Poverty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is angered by President Trump’s recent racist tweets aimed at Baltimore and several women of color in Congress. We demand Trump stop making such comments immediately.

Instead, Trump should behave in a way fitting of the dignity and gravity of the highest office in the land ..Read More…

Member Spotlight: Rose Munoz, Region G, Santa Barbara Unit

Rose Munoz, MSW

Region G, Santa Barbara Unit

Santa Barbara Unified School District Board Member

How long have you been a social worker?

I have been a social worker since 1988. I have a Bachelor’s degree in sociology from UCSB and a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California in ..Read More…

NASW-CA Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Birdwoman Scholarship

NASW CA will provide up to TEN $1,000 scholarships to Native American undergraduate or graduate social work students in California.

Applicants must be a member of NASW or join NASW to apply.

Graduate and undergraduate students must be enrolled in a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work in California.

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Clinical Supervisor (PT): HealthTrust

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will perform psychosocial assessments and develop mutually agreed upon intervention plans with clients. They will be responsible for implementing safe and sustainable treatment plans. Must be able to work collaboratively with Santa Clara County and community partners.  Preferred experience should include mental and behavioral health with homeless populations. The ..Read More…

NASW Condemns Trump Administration’s Nationwide Removal Raids on Immigrant Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is deeply troubled and concerned about Trump administration removal raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents on migrant undocumented families. The raids, which began this weekend, will have devastating long-lasting harm on children, families and communities. The administration has ordered ICE to target undocumented asylum-seeking ..Read More…

NASWCA 2019 Legislative Update

By Alejandro Contreras, MSW Candidate, NASWCA Social Work Intern

This year has seen a large amount of legislation. The total number of bill introductions for 2019 is 2,576: 1,799 Assembly Bills and 777 Senate Bills (not including constitutional amendments and resolutions). With Gavin Newsom taking the reins as Governor and California continuing to respond to ..Read More…

NASWCA Budget Update

By Jacob Fraker, MSW Candidate, Social Work Intern

On June 27, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed and approved his very first budget as Governor of California for the 2019–2020 fiscal year. The Governor’s budget strikes a balance between making historic investments in our state’s most vulnerable populations and budget resiliency through fiscal responsibility. Governor Newsom’s ..Read More…

NASW Releases Statement on Trump Administration Raids on Migrant Families

NASW Releases Statement on Trump Administration Raids of Migrant Families

NASW has released a statement on the Trump Administration raids of migrant families. The statement, which was sent to more than 500 reporters around the nation, contains advice on what social workers can do to help:

https://bit.ly/2JA9fVF

NASW previously released a short video that ..Read More…

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