Council Reports

API Council Report: Reflecting on 2018 and Hoping for 2019

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…

NASW-CA Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council Report

In an effort to bring awareness to the forefront, and align previous and current reform efforts, the NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council would like to engage NASW members and Community members and partners.

The Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council seeks to promote and attain parity in career and higher education opportunities for rehabilitated persons with criminal ..Read More…

NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council Report

 

Eric Escareno

In an effort to bring awareness to the forefront, and align previous and current reform efforts, the NASW-CA’s Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council would like to engage NASW members and Community members and partners.

The Rehabilitation and Inclusion Council seeks to promote and attain parity in career and higher education opportunities ..Read More…

WOMEN’S COUNCIL REPORT: Compassion in Prison and Beyond: The Gold Coat Story

 

“Don’t let me die alone” the dying prisoner whispered as her reached for his caretakers hand. “I won’t” replied the younger man and true to his word he remained by the dying man’s side, helping him to sip water, wiping his face and holding his hand. When death came just after midnight, ..Read More…

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