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Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Korina Vigil, Title IV-E Student, MSW Candidate 2019, San Francisco State University

Submitted by Marcos Seide, NASW-CA Student Director North

How did you become interested in pursuing social work?

I became interested in pursuing social work (MSW) during my undergrad at Sonoma State University. A professor—who quickly became my mentor—encouraged me to pursue ..Read More…

Top 5 FAQs from NASW Chapter Reviews


While working ASI booths at NASW Chapter conferences around the nation, and at other events, we have received many similar questions that appear to be core issues among social workers.  Here are the top five most frequently asked questions with answers.










Student Spotlight: Angela Eaves-Lewis

Angela Eaves-Lewis, MSW Candidate 2019

California State University, Long Beach, Distance Education Program

Submitted by Amanda Silva, NASW-CA Student Director South


How did you become interested in pursuing social work?

I fell into social work like everyone else! I worked in retail and my partner talked me into visiting her at her ..Read More…

Examination Writers Sought

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is seeking qualified social workers to write questions for the licensing exams used in the United States and Canada.

Interested applicants must have both a degree in social work and a valid social work license, be currently practicing social work (teaching social work courses is also ..Read More…

Member Spotlight: Cklara Moradian, MSW Candidate from Region G


By S. Jolene Hui, MSW, LCSW, Membership Director

Cklara Moradian’s passion for social work is apparent when you meet her. She is open about the work she wants to do in her community and making it a better place. An active member in the San Fernando Valley Unit of Region G, and a ..Read More…

Request for Proposal: Deadline Approaching




Proposal Deadline: September 30, 2018

1.2. Statement of Purpose

The California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-CA) invites proposals to create a two to three-minute informational animated video regarding NASW.  The purpose of the ..Read More…

NASW Member Performs with Angel City Chorale on America’s Got Talent


By Mary Marroquin

I wanted to share with you that I am a LCSW in California and a member of NASW. I practice community-based social work providing outreach, triage, engagement and service linkage for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, who are also experiencing homelessness.


I am also ..Read More…

25 Percent of Licensees Failed Continuing Education Audit by BBS

At the beginning of 2016, the Board resumed random continuing education audits of its licensees. To date, the Board has audited approximately 300 licensees, and the audit failure rate is approximately 25 percent. The top three reasons applicants are failing audits are:

1. The licensee failed to complete the required law and ethics ..Read More…