Now Accepting Applications For NASW-California Executive Director (Deadline Extended to May 8th)

Now Accepting Applications For NASW-California Executive Director (Deadline Extended to May 8th)

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is seeking an Executive Director for the California Chapter.  The ideal candidate will possess strong nonprofit business management skills, a strong understanding of professional associations, a substantial knowledge of the social work profession, will be comfortable working with community partners and will have a strong commitment to social ..Read More…

PRACTICE ALERT: Medicare Telehealth Psychiatric CPT® Codes Used By Social Workers

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With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has temporarily expanded its telehealth policies on an emergency basis under the 1135 waiver authority and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response ..Read More…


NASW-CA e-ballots were delivered to member email addresses in on April 1st. 

Please take the time to review the email link and place your votes by April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm. 



NASW-CA Chapter Award Submission Deadline Extended To May 31st

We have extended the deadline for our state nominations 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 Worker of the Year); ..Read More…

CDSS Announces Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants Living In California

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is administering the Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants Project (“Project”). The project provides one-time disaster relief assistance to undocumented adult immigrants impacted by COVID-19, who are ineligible for most other forms of pandemic assistance, including direct assistance under the CARES Act and unemployment insurance.1

CDSS-funded nonprofit organizations ..Read More…

NASW-NJ Chapter Hosting Virtual Conference On April 26-28!

Social Workers! the NASW New Jersey Chapter is hosting its first ever VIRTUAL CONFERENCE this year! The NJ conference is April 26-28th and is now 100% virtual.  Participants have the opportunity to earn 22 CEU’s over 3 days, and hear from amazing speakers-addressing issues of technology, innovation, COVID-19 and more.  Registration is open to NASW ..Read More…

NASW-CA Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council Hosting Free Q & A Webinar For MSW Students

NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council is hosting a free virtual question & answer webinar for all MSW Students on this Saturday, April 25th from 11am – 12pm PST!

This event is open to all MSW and BSW students in California!

STAND AGAINST HATRED: Asian Americans Advancing Justice Crowdsourcing and Chronicling Hate Crime Incidents

Social Workers! As you know, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated and increased the rate of hate crimes being committed against the Asian community. We believe it is important to document and expose these incidents and so we ask that if you or someone you know have been the victim of a hate crime, please consider ..Read More…

Los Angeles Times Seeking Palliative Care Social Workers For Upcoming Article

A reporter for the Los Angeles Times is seeking input from social workers working in Palliative Care during the COVID-19 pandemic for an upcoming article.

If you or someone you know works in this setting and would like to participate, please email us at and we will put you in touch!

ProPublica Seeks Social Workers Working On Frontlines of COVID-19 Pandemic

ProPublica is looking for information and sources from frontline workers, including social workers currently working in hospital settings. To submit your response, please click on the link below and scroll down towards the bottom of the page. There is a form to fill out.

If you would prefer to get in touch with ProPublica another ..Read More…