Tag Archives: COVID-19 Resources

CalHOPE: DHCS Launches a Resource Website for Stress-Related Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

CalHOPE: DHCS Launches a Resource Website for Stress-Related Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

As part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, DHCS launched CalHOPE, a website with resources to support people experiencing stress from the pandemic. The CalHOPE Warmline is live and answering calls – telephone or text. (833) 317-HOPE (4673)


CalHOPE builds community resiliency and helps people recover from disasters through free outreach, crisis counseling, and ..Read More…

Re-Opening your Private Practice: Interactive Discussion Forum

NASW recently released guidelines on re-opening your private practice in a COVID-19 world. However, we know that every practitioner is different and every practice has different needs. Join us for an interactive discussion forum on Thursday, June 7th at 7pm (via Zoom) as we address best practices for re-opening your office to see clients again ..Read More…

New NASW-CA Resource: Managing Stress and Preventing Burnout During COVID-19

Free Online CEUs: The chapter’s online program is offering this new 3-unit course for free to NASW members. For details, visit  https://www.socialworkweb.com/s/freeceus.

Please email questions about the CEU course to support@naswca.org.  

Free Publication: NASW members and new graduates who do not need continuing education, can access publication here:


Practice Alert: COVID-19 Guidance For School Social Workers

COVID-19 Resources for School Social Workers is now posted on NASW’s COVID-19 and School Social Work Web pages.

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, school social workers are essential staff and continue to play a vital role in ensuring that students continue to receive much-needed mental health, education, and other services despite school disruptions ..Read More…

CDSS Announces Non-Profit Orgs That Are Participating In Disaster Relief Program for Immigrants

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) announced yesterday (attached) the regional non-profit organizations that were selected to distribute the disaster relief assistance. Applications for disaster relief assistance services will be available on Monday, May 18, 2020. Applications will not be accepted prior to May 18th. 

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The ..Read More…

TogetherWell Hosting Ongoing Live Event Series “Third Thursdays for Therapists” On May 21st

From TogetherWell:

TogetherWell is pleased to invite you to the next complimentary live event in our series, Third Thursdays for Therapists, bringing experienced therapists together to share their insight, and provide actionable guidance. Therapists need to help their patients address a host of additional mental health challenges due to the pandemic. This event will discuss managing ..Read More…

The Catalyst Center Partners With CDSS To Launch California Provider Helpline On May 18th!

The California Provider Helpline launches statewide On May 18, 2020!

Providers in the foster family, residential care, and short-term residential treatment program fields will have 7 days/week access to on-demand technical assistance providers who will be able to provide guidance around most recent state regulations, guidances, and resources relative to providing the best care for ..Read More…

Registration open: NASW Webinar on nursing homes & COVID-19

Registration open for NASW Webinar, offered in collaboration with the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care:

Supporting and Advocating for Nursing Home Residents, Family Caregivers, and Social Workers During COVID-19

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | 2:00–3:15 p.m. EDT

Social work continuing education: 1 Aging & Long-Term Care Credit Hour, approved by NASW

FREE for NASW members; ..Read More…

COVID-19 Resources For Families With Children And Seniors

With so much information being shared across the internet, it is hard to keep track of everything, so in case you missed it, here are some resources for seniors and families with children. Please reach out to us if you need guidance with anything COVID-19-related at your job site or with your practice at naswca@naswca.org

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