NASW Releases Practice Guidelines For Reopening Social Work Practices

NASW Releases Practice Guidelines For Reopening Social Work Practices

NASW-CA recommends that clinicians consult state and local public health and mental health authorities about how to safely reopen for health and mental health settings such as private offices.  

While restaurants and bars are getting all the attention, and some states are allowing nail salons, beauty and barber shops to reopen with some modifications, clinical ..Read More…

Registration open: NASW Webinar on nursing homes & COVID-19

Registration open for NASW Webinar, offered in collaboration with the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care:

Supporting and Advocating for Nursing Home Residents, Family Caregivers, and Social Workers During COVID-19

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 2:00–3:15 p.m. EDT

Social work continuing education: 1 Aging & Long-Term Care Credit Hour, approved by NASW

FREE for NASW members; ..Read More…

NASW-CA Chapter 2020 Election Results Are In!

Social Workers! The election results are in! Thank you to all our candidates for taking the plunge and running to be part of NASW-CA’s leadership. We’d also like to congratulate all the winners and we look forward to working with you to help our social work community!

A PDF version is available here:

NASW-CA-2020-Election-Results ..Read More…

BBS Accepting Electronic Transcripts And Education Verification Forms

From the Board Of Behavioral Sciences:

Many schools/universities now have the capability to electronically submit your transcripts and education verification forms (Form A & B) directly to the Board. When preparing to submit your application to the Board, please consult with your school/university to determine whether the school is able to submit documents electronically ..Read More…

NOMINATE OUTSTANDING SOCIAL WORKERS NOW – Deadline extended until May 31st!

Social Workers! The deadline to submit outstanding social worker nominations has been extended to the end of May.

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 ..Read More…

COVID-19 Resources For Families With Children And Seniors

With so much information being shared across the internet, it is hard to keep track of everything, so in case you missed it, here are some resources for seniors and families with children. Please reach out to us if you need guidance with anything COVID-19-related at your job site or with your practice at

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BREAKING: Board of Behavioral Sciences Waives In-Person Supervision For Non-Exempt AMFTs, ACSWs, APCCs

We are very happy to announce that due to advocacy by NASW in coordination with the other licenses, the Board of Behavioral Sciences – Waives in-person supervision for non-exempt Associate Marriage and Family Therapists, Associate Clinical Social Workers, and Associate Professional Clinical Counselors and allows telehealth supervision and treatment to be used by graduate students ..Read More…

NASW-CA Joins Coalition To Create Portal For Frontline Workers To Receive Free Access To Therapy – Volunteer Today!

This project is a collaborative effort of California’s licensed mental health professionals to provide support to health professionals, first responders and essential workers on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASW-CA joined this coalition that includes California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, California Association of Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, California Psychiatric Association,
and California ..Read More…

2020 NASW Annual Conference Scheduled For June 14 – 17 Will No Longer Be Held In Person, Will Move To Virtual Format

After careful consideration, we have made the decision that the in-person 2020 NASW Conference scheduled June 14-17 in Washington, DC, will not take place, but instead we will hold a Virtual Conference June 15-17, 2020.

Please be patient and give us a little time to solidify all the details. We will update our website ..Read More…