Council Reports

In Community: An Evening with API Social Workers at UCLA

In Community: An Evening with API Social Workers at UCLA

Come meet seasoned API social workers to learn about their career paths and experiences!

This event will be held on Thursday, January 30th, from 6-8:30pm at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.

The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs API Caucus and the NASW API Social Work Council of Southern California are hosting a ..Read More…

HIGHLIGHT: Nor-Cal Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Council Steering Committee

NASW-CA would like to highlight the members of our Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Council Steering Committee for Northern California! They are all accomplished social workers with many decades of combined experience, putting in a lot of work to not only form the committee, but also to help it grow to what is it today! ..Read More…

CADD CORNER: Respecting the Inherent Dignity and Worth of the Person

By Laura S. Abrams, MSW, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Social Welfare, Luskin School of Public Affairs

I have begun to reflect more on these words in a time of divisiveness, blame, and unimaginable grief. If we are to honor and embrace the dignity and worth of all humans, including those on ..Read More…

CADD Corner: HSU Social Work Students Power Real Community Change

By Drs. Jen Maguire and Pam Bowers

As we know, social work students help power real community change while earning their social work degrees. In Humboldt State University’s Department of Social Work, students have multiple ways to engage in community change. Be it through community projects, research assistantships, internships, volunteering or participation in campus clubs, ..Read More…

API Council Report: Reflecting on 2018 and Hoping for 2019

By Jiewen ‘Janice’ Huang

It has been one year and two months since I took on the role of Co-chair for the Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Council (APISWC), Northern California of NASW. When I sighed with mixed emotions about how fast time flew by, I was hit by this deep appreciation for the growth ..Read More…

CADD CORNER: Enough is Enough: Social Workers and the Epidemic of Gun Violence

 

 

By Laura Abrams, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Social Welfare, UCLA

When I was in graduate school in 1996, my first semester of my PhD program at UC Berkeley, I recall writing a policy paper on “What the Odwalla Juice Scare Can Teach Us About Gun Violence.”

At that time, ..Read More…

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