Post-Election Stress and Anxiety (PESA)

Post-Election Stress and Anxiety (PESA)

By Janlee Wong

The shocking perhaps terrifying election results are in and many social workers are dismayed, depressed and severely anxious about the country’s future.  Already suffering from election stress many are now suffering from post-election stress and anxiety (PESA).  As professionals who help others, here are some ideas on helping ourselves.

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The Modernization Controversy

By Janlee Wong

Three years in the planning and implementation stage, NASW’s Modernization and Revitalization Plan started Phase 1 of implementation July 1, 2016. Since it’s in the early planning stages, Modernization has been controversial and many leaders and members are opposed to it.

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From the NASW-CA Executive Director and NASW-CA President

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By Janlee Wong, MSW, Executive Director, NASW-CA and Catharine J. Ralph, NASW-CA President

The news that four Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) workers have been indicted for criminal child abuse and falsification of documents in a ..Read More…