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NASWCA Budget Update

NASWCA Budget Update

By Jacob Fraker, MSW Candidate, Social Work Intern

On June 27, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed and approved his very first budget as Governor of California for the 2019–2020 fiscal year. The Governor’s budget strikes a balance between making historic investments in our state’s most vulnerable populations and budget resiliency through fiscal responsibility. Governor Newsom’s ..Read More…

Qianwei Zhao, MSW, Wins Social Work HEALS Fellowship Award

Qianwei Zhao was recently selected as a 2019-2020 NASW/CSWE Social Work HEALS Fellow by the NASW Foundation Jane B. Aron/Social Work HEALS Fellowship Award Panel.

Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

Dissertation: Incarceration Trajectories and Their Relation to the Mental Health Symptoms of Mothers Imprisoned in State and Federal Correctional Facilities: ..Read More…

Eight CSULB Students Presented Peer-Reviewed Papers at International Conference

Six Second-year graduate students showcased their Theses Research and two first-year graduate students showcased their faculty-student collaborations in Las Vegas on Feb 25 and 26, 2019 through their peer-reviewed, scholarly presentations at the 22nd Annual Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) Conference. 

To present his/her research project at the conference, each of the thesis ..Read More…

Social Work Leaders Selected for Induction into Hall of Distinction

The California Social Work Hall of Distinction Committee has announced the inductees for the class of 2019:

Salvador Alvarez co-founder of the San Jose State University Graduate School of Social Work and lifelong social justice advocate; Peter Breen, former Director of Marin County Child Welfare Services and promoter of innovative child welfare services and ..Read More…

2018-2019 Birdwoman Scholarship Winner Spotlight

Kymberly Ketchum, MSW Candidate 2019, California State University, Sacramento

When did your social work career start?

My social work career began about eight years ago when I realized my passion for helping the youth affected by parental incarceration. Initially, I was introduced to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation through a loved one who ..Read More…