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Eight CSULB Students Presented Peer-Reviewed Papers at International Conference

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…

Meet NASW-CA Legislative Coordinator Marisa Gonzalez

My name is Marisa Gonzalez. I am originally from Fresno, CA and attended the University of California, Irvine, competing as a track and field and cross-country athlete running the mile and 5,000 meters. 

I received my bachelor’s degree in history and will be attending law school in August, awaiting acceptances. My father is from ..Read More…

2018-2019 Birdwoman Scholarship Winner Spotlight

Shurene Premo, BSW Candidate 2019, San Diego University

Haganee Mum! Ne Naneehaa Shurene Premo, Ne Toka Badi Nythe. Hello everyone!

My name is Shurene Premo, and I am from Duck Valley, Nevada. I come from the Great Basin Territory and I carry the Tosa Wihi (White Knife) clan in my bloodline. I am representing ..Read More…

2018-2019 Birdwoman Scholarship Winner Spotlight

Rebecca J. Chavez, MSW Candidate 2019, California State University, Long Beach

When did your social work career start?

My social work career started in 2009, when I received an opportunity to be a youth advocate at Latino Family Center for teen moms. I was a mentor to young females who were in distress about their ..Read More…

CADD Corner: Climate Change and Climate Justice from Macro to Micro Actions

By Dr. Laurie Smith, School of Social Work Director at CSUSB

This past summer, I had the privilege of attending the international Social Work Education and Social Development conference in Dublin, Ireland. Keynoting was Mary Robinson, the President of Ireland from 1990 to 1997. Besides being impressed to finally see a female head ..Read More…

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