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NASW Member Sarah Gehlert Selected as Dean of USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

NASW Member Sarah Gehlert Selected as Dean of USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Originally published on January 14th, 2020 in USC News
By Eric Lindberg

Photo caSarah Gehlert will join USC in April.
(Photo/Courtesy of Sarah Gehlert)

Experienced researcher and university administrator Sarah Gehlert will lead the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work as dean, university officials announced Tuesday.

Gehlert has served as dean of ..Read More…

Meet Paul Vallejo, NASW-CA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Paul Vallejo has recently joined NASW-CA as the new Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Paul is currently in his last year at California State University, Dominguez Hills, studying Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on American Studies. He currently resides in Paramount, California.

Paul has over eight years of experience working in different fields of marketing. ..Read More…

In Memoriam: Sandra Naylor Goodwin, PhD, MSW

Sandra Naylor Goodwin was the founding (1993) Executive Director of the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions. With nearly 30 years of professional experience, she had experience and knowledge of administration, treatment and service methodologies, and planning and policy development at the county and state levels.

Dr. Goodwin served as the Director of the ..Read More…

Korean Social Workers Visit NASW California Chapter

Eight Korean social workers led by Professor Heeguk Kim of the Department of Social Welfare of Sangji University visited the California Chapter to learn more about NASW, licensure and the social worker response to the wildfire disasters. 

NASW Executive Director Janlee Wong presented on NASW and licensure.  NASW leaders Shelly Kalmer (former Region A ..Read More…