Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Honor NASW-CA and Proclaim March as Social Work Month

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Honor NASW-CA and Proclaim March as Social Work Month

Supervisor Hilda L Solis with NASW-CA Chapter Leaders

On March 4th, 2020, at the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Meeting, 1st District Supervisor Hilda L. Solis presented a scroll to NASW-CA Chapter and regional leaders in recognition of Social Work Month. Executive Director Janlee Wong, Fmr. Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, Director of Membership Jolene Hui, as ..Read More…

IMPORTANT: Please Share With Your Networks Information from CDC Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Current understanding about how the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads is largely based on what is known about similar coronaviruses. COVID-19 is a new disease and there is more to learn about how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States.

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NASW-CA Statement on Ethical Violations

No Possible Reason For Violating Confidentiality

As professional social workers, and our professional association NASW are shocked and outraged that the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and ICE have violated the confidentiality of mental health records to use information from therapy sessions to try and deport those held in detention and seeking asylum.

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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 of major achievements (Lifetime Achievement); non-social workers who ..Read More…

Announcement: OSHPD’s Healthcare Workers Development Division Announces Scholarships and Loan Forgiveness Programs for 2020

The Healthcare Workforce Division (HWDD) administers programs that improve access to health care in underserved areas of California. The  programs support individual students and graduates with scholarships and/or loan repayment, and educational training programs that show a commitment to increasing the number of primary care healthcare providers in California. HWDD acts as the State’s Primary Care Office (PCO) ..Read More…

Justice In Aging Organization Searching For Testimony Of Public Charge Rule Affecting Older Adults

Justice in Aging is working with a PBS reporter who is doing a story on the public charge rule and how it impacts older adults.  We are actively looking for help. If you know of any older adults who have been fearful to access or apply for benefits because of the public charge rule and ..Read More…

Do you get CalFresh? You Can Help! Help Us Find People Who Want to Stop Cuts

Western Center on Law and Poverty is looking for CalFresh recipients who may be cut from aid due to a new rule impacting people who are determined to be “Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD)”. We need your help to stop these cuts to the program.

We are urgently looking for impacted individuals in ..Read More…

Now Accepting Applications for NASW Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

Now Accepting Applications for NASW Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

The NASW Foundation offers scholarships and fellowships to assist NASW student members pursuing a variety of social work specialties. 

Apply now for fellowships in health care and scholarships involving work with African American communities and with American Indian and ..Read More…

Mental Health Education Resources: Coronavirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Our NCTSN partner from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress at the Uniformed Services University created mental health education resources to address the Coronavirus and emerging infectious disease outbreaks, including:

·         Taking Care of Your Family

·         How Healthcare Personnel Can Support Military Families and their Health

·         Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Personnel

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Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office DV Court Support Program Seeks Retired Social Worker Volunteers

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office is looking for retired social worker volunteers to provide support to victims of domestic violence, helping them navigate the criminal justice system and connect to supportive services following the crime. 

The full description of the volunteer duties and responsibilities is attached in the PDF below:

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