Professional Development

Join Us for Our Monthly Virtual Peer Support Group Meeting!

Join Us for Our Monthly Virtual Peer Support Group Meeting!

NASW-CA’s Virtual Peer Support Group meets once every month! If you have questions, and would benefit from peer support regardless of the area you’re in, join us for our next meeting! We’ll be meeting on February 10th, 2020, from 7pm-8pm!

Register by going to! Go to Events tab on the right side of ..Read More…

Upcoming CEU Opportunity: “Loving Dementia Care” Workshop Presented by UCSF and NASW-CA! Register by February 17th

Registration ends on February 17th! Event will be held on February 19th, 2020 from 8:15am – 12:30pm. This event will be at UCSF Mission Bay Campus in the Byers Auditorium.

If you have questions, please email Sarah Dulaney at

For information on this event please refer to flyer posted above. You can ..Read More…

Announcement: New Out-of-State Applicant Requirements as of January 1, 2020

As of January 1, 2020, there were changes to the requirements for out-of-state applicants. For full details, read the new BBS publication “Guide to LCSW Out-of-State Applicant Requirements” available at:

For questions about these new requirements, contact the BBS through email at

One of the new requirements for all out-of-state applicants ..Read More…

3-Day Intensive Training Summit on Systematic Affair Recovery Therapy (SART) Coming Up in March 2020

Dr. Talal H. Alsaleem, PsyD, LMFT will be hosting a 3-day intensive training on Systematic Affair Recovery Therapy in Roseville, CA. This is an opportunity to earn up to 21 CEUs!
WHEN: March 6-8, 2020 
WHERE:  401-B, Vernon St, Roseville, CA 95678 

Early Bird registration is now open and ends on February 2nd. If you have questions, ..Read More…

Build The Future of Social Work: Become A Mentee!

Now that we are starting to gear up for this new year, we would like to invite our younger members to join our Mentee Program! Our goal is to connect younger members with some of our more seasoned social workers in California, and form genuine connections.

If you’re interested, you can join by clicking ..Read More…

NASW-CA 2020 Annual Conference – Now Accepting Presenter Proposal Submissions

Social Workers Generations Strong

The National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter (NASW-CA) is now accepting proposals for 90-minute presentations covering a broad range of topics related to clinical practice issues for experienced practitioners. The deadline to apply is March 16, 2020.  We encourage our members to apply and share their expertise with other ..Read More…

Registration Open For the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Recovery and MAT Summits – Read More For Dates and Locations

Registration is now open for the SUD Workforce Recovery and MAT Summits, taking place January through February 2020. Registration is complimentary and continuing education is available. Summits will be held in various locations throughout California.

The summit aims to:

Provide an understanding of the disease of addiction and address the stigma often associated with ..Read More…

SAVE THE DATE: CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit Coming in April 2020

The 2020 CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit is an annual event that convenes child welfare social work practitioners, educators, and CalSWEC Title IV-E students. The Summit is intended to provide opportunities for a diverse group of child welfare stakeholders to network and learn from one another. This year’s Summit will be at the ..Read More…

New Addition to the NASW-CA Annual Conference Program

Julia Weber, JD, MSW, will present a workshop entitled, “Gun Violence Prevention: The Role of Mental Health Providers and Gun Violence Restraining Orders,” during the first group of workshop sessions (10:45-12:15) at the NASW-CA annual conference on November 2 at the San Mateo Marriott. 

The role firearms play in mass casualties, suicide, and domestic violence ..Read More…


The first group of workshops at the NASW-CA Annual Conference on Saturday, November 2 at the San Mateo Marriott will offer CEUs on a number of important and pertinent topics in social work today. 

Join our Technology Council Co-Chair Christa Tipton, MSW, as she presents, “Hoarding Behaviors: Insights and Innovations.” This session will address how ..Read More…