Monthly Archives: January 2020

“Walking Through The Lived Experiences Of African-Americans” – CSU Stanislaus Social Work Department Hosting Event Honoring Black History Month

“Walking Through The Lived Experiences Of African-Americans” – CSU Stanislaus Social Work Department Hosting Event Honoring Black History Month

The Social Work Department at CSU Stanislaus will be hosting this event to illuminate how systematic barriers within society have disproportionately affect African-Americans. Systematic barriers that include the criminal justice system, police brutality and the lack of access to mental health services. In order to heighten understanding, there will be various visual representations surrounding these issues, followed ..Read More…

2019-2020 Birdwoman Scholar Spotlight: Whitney Baugher, MSW Candidate, San Diego State University

The Birdwoman Scholarship is a monetary grant awarded to Native American/Native Alaskan master’s or bachelor’s social work degree candidates in California. Birdwoman Scholarship recipients in the past have worked or volunteered in both public and nonprofit agency settings.

For the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting each of our scholarship recipients for 2019.

Whitney Baugher ..Read More…

Call for Student Volunteers at NASW Conference in DC

NASW is seeking student members to volunteer at the 2020 NASW National Conference in Washington, DC June 14-17, 2020. All student volunteers will receive complimentary registration to the conference. To apply to volunteer please e-mail Dave Miller at dmiller.nasw@socialworkers.org and include the following: Full Name; Cell Phone Number; Student .edu e-mail address; and name of College ..Read More…

“Medi-Cal Healthier California For All” Initiative from DHCS Seeks Input From Social Workers

DHCS is asking for stakeholder input regarding this vast initiative aimed at reforming the Medi-Cal system. The following link below has comprehensive information regarding what the multi-pronged initiative is proposing and also allows for social workers can to post their ideas and comments. NASW-CA is involved with these efforts and has and will provide valuable ..Read More…

SAVE THE DATE: ¡No Más! Immigration Conference Hosted by USC Latinx Social Work Caucus on March 28th

The Latinx Social Work Caucus and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work are making a commitment to continue creating programs that improve engagement between students, organizations, and communities. In accordance, we are committed to hosting our 5th Annual ¡No Mas! Immigration Conference in Spring 2020. This event is intended to promote student leadership in ..Read More…

ALL HANDS ON DECK: Resources Available as California 2020 Census Approaches

NASW Members, as part of our mission to advocate for the clients we serve, it is our civic duty to do what we can to help get the word count and get everyone counted in California. As you may know, every ten years our federal government conducts a census to count everyone living in the ..Read More…

Executive Director’s Message: The Tragedy of Gabriel F.

By Janlee Wong, NASW-CA Executive Director

In 2013, Gabriel F. died from severe physical abuse. Although Gabriel’s case was closed at the time, he was known to Los Angeles County’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) since 2011. In 2016, felony child abuse and falsification of records charges were filed against four DCFS workers (two ..Read More…

Join Us for Our Monthly Virtual Peer Support Group Meeting!

NASW-CA’s Virtual Peer Support Group meets once every month! If you have questions, and would benefit from peer support regardless of the area you’re in, join us for our next meeting! We’ll be meeting on February 10th, 2020, from 7pm-8pm!

Register by going to www.naswca.org! Go to Events tab on the right side of ..Read More…

ATTENTION: Job Opportunities in San Francisco, Sacramento

1) CDPH | Deputy Director 
Please see this notice for recruitment for the Deputy Director, Office of Health Equity under the California Department of Public Health.  It is very important to health and fate of the California Reducing Disparities Project, and the Office of Health Equity.  It is a position that must be confirmed by the ..Read More…

“WE ARE POWER” Community In Action Conference: Free Event at CSU Northridge on February 29th, 2020

CSU Northridge’s Department of Social Work invites you to “WE ARE POWER” Community In Action Conference on February 29th, 2020.
This event is free and will be from 8:30am – 3:30pm. If you have any questions please contact wearepowercommittee@gmail.com

A downloadable PDF version is provided below. Please share with your colleagues and students:

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