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Get to Know Region A Director Curtiss Sarikey, LCSW, PPSC

Get to Know Region A Director Curtiss Sarikey, LCSW, PPSC

Curtiss Sarikey is currently Chief of Staff with the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and brings more than 30 years of experience in social work and education. He was most recently at the Stuart Foundation from 2016 to 2017 as Senior Director where he led work for the Foundation on educator leadership, labor management collaboration, ..Read More…

Applications Being Accepted for Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education (LMH) Program

The Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting applications for the Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education (LMH) Program. The deadline to apply is October 8, 2019 at 5 pm PST. 

Mental Health Professionals who are former foster youth are encouraged to apply to the Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education (LMH) Program. In the ..Read More…

Mental Health Professionals Address Racial Disparities

The Congressional Black Caucus has partnered with Mental Health Professionals to address racial disparities in mental health access and the increasing rates of suicide among black you. 

Please see the link below to review the practice alert for this important initiative.


Meet Kyla Gilmore, NASW-CA Membership Coordinator

My name is Kyla Gilmore and I’m currently in my advance year of the Master of Social Work program at California State University Stanislaus. I’m originally from San Bernardino, but currently residing in the Central Valley. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology, with a minor in psychology at the University of California, ..Read More…

Get to Know Your Regional Leader: Hazel Tercero, LCSW, PPSC, Assistant Regional Director, Region H

My name is Hazel Tercero and I am a licensed clinical social worker with a PPSC in School Social Work.

I am Nicaraguan-American and take great pride in being raised by Nicaraguan immigrants, who worked extremely hard to raise their three children after enduring civil unrest in their own homeland. My parents managed to ..Read More…

Member Spotlight: Rose Munoz, Region G, Santa Barbara Unit

Rose Munoz, MSW

Region G, Santa Barbara Unit

Santa Barbara Unified School District Board Member

How long have you been a social worker?

I have been a social worker since 1988. I have a Bachelor’s degree in sociology from UCSB and a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California in ..Read More…

NASW-CA Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Birdwoman Scholarship

NASW CA will provide up to TEN $1,000 scholarships to Native American undergraduate or graduate social work students in California.

Applicants must be a member of NASW or join NASW to apply.

Graduate and undergraduate students must be enrolled in a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work in California.

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