Professional Development

Clinical Internship Program

The Asian Community Mental Health Service (ACMHS) is a non-profit community based organization serving Asian Pacific Islanders communities in the East Bay. The agency was founded in 1974 to provide culturally competent services to the developmentally disabled, family support, youth leadership, employment services, and behavioral health care services. Our mission is to empower ..Read More…

Spanish Immersion Program for Social Workers in Costa Rica

By Karen E. Latus, MSSW

This past December, I had the opportunity to attend the Academia Centroamericana de Español (ACCE)’s program for social workers in Grecia, Costa Rica. Designed with the assistance of a NASW-California staff member, the program aims to equip social workers with language and cultural skills for working with Spanish-speaking ..Read More…

Native American Student Social Work Scholarship Recipients

The NASW California chapter Native American Student Social Work Scholarship is a monetary grant awarded to master’s or bachelor’s social work degree candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with, American Indian/Alaska Native populations, or in public and voluntary nonprofit agency settings.

This is a statewide scholarship that is ..Read More…

Introduction to the Harm Reduction Approach in Addiction Recovery

Instructor: Coreena Hendrickson, LCSW

Hours/CEUs: 2

Format: Mixed-media 1—Read online content and access web-based video clips and material.

Process: Register and pay for course. Read online content and access web-based video clips and material. Pass online posttest and print certificate of completion.

Course Description
Since 1979, the United States ..Read More…

Online Course

New NASW-CA Online DSM-5 Course
(5-CEUs)

Title:  An Introduction to the DSM-5

Instructor:  Patricia Lenahan, LCSW, LMFT, BCETS

Hours/CEUs:  5

Format:  Mixed-media 1—Read online content and access web-based video clips and material.

Process:  Register and pay for course. Read online content and access web-based video clips and material. Pass online posttest and ..Read More…

Licensure Update

January CE Fair in Irvine DATES: January 23-25, 2014 LOCATION: Marriott Hotel, 18000 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92612 ROOM RESERVATIONS: Call the hotel at (949) 553-0100 and request the NASW rate – $89 per night. PARKING: $7 per day/ approximate REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday – January 6, 2014. Registration fees increase $25 after this date. Human ..Read More…

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