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 hoarding behavior can diminish quality of life and jeopardize a person’s health and safety. Learn about hoarding behaviors, how to identify risk factors and symptoms of hoarding, interventions and treatments that can help individuals, family members, and communities, as well as recent research and innovations using technology.

Other topics in the first session include: “Culturally Affirming Clinical Supervision: Enhancing Transformative Dialogue,” “Leadership and Management in Social Services,” “Fostering Resiliency in Children and Teens After Traumatic Death,” “Introduction to: Systematic Affair Recovery Therapy (SART),” and a workshop on the topic of gun violence. 

This year’s annual conference is November 2-3. Registration deadline is October 18. Early bird deadline is September 20. Registration discounts are offered to NASW members, social work students, retired social workers, early registrants, and volunteers who serve as classroom monitors. Discounted hotel rates available to conference attendees. For more information visit or email