Council Reports

API Council-Southern CA Hosting Check-In Zoom Meeting For All NASW-CA Members On May 3rd!

API Council-Southern CA Hosting Check-In Zoom Meeting For All NASW-CA Members On May 3rd!

We’d like to invite you to our upcoming Zoom meeting this Sunday, May 3, 2020 at noon. The purpose of the meeting will be to check in on how everyone and the communities we serve have been doing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone is welcome to attend! Please register by sending an e-mail to  ..Read More…

Announcement From API Council-North Regarding COVID-19 Resources

Anti-COVID-19 Resources

1) As part of NASW, we would like to share our national-wise statement with you below. While it’s important to stay informed and remain prepared, we encourage our Council members to take care of yourself and seek support if needed during this time. Please be safe and stay healthy. API Social Work Council ..Read More…

NASW-CA: Launching a State Council on Aging

The American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare (AASWSW) tackled a scientific review to bring focus for our social work profession’s actions; allowing us to see the most compelling and critical social issues of our day (https://grandchallengesforsocialwork.org/).  Each of the 12 grand challenges is a broad but discrete concept where social work ..Read More…

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…

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