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Share Your Skills and Expertise as a Leader or Consultant with NASW-CA

Folks interested in transforming organizations that employ Social Workers should consider joining the NASW-CA as a statewide consultant or trainer!

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Lobby Days & Legislative Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Legislative Lobby Days! Here is a summary of our lobby day bills and their outcome since our lobby day event.

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Guide the NASW-CA Chapter by Joining a Committee!

IIs there an issue that you would like to advocate for? Now is your chance to apply to one of our Chapter’s committees and develop leadership skills. 

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NASW-CA is building partnerships to serve social workers who are working toward licensure

As part of your membership, you can access discounted licensing exam prep courses through AATBS (ASWB Exam Prep) and Therapist Development Center (ASWB Exam Prep & Law & Ethics Exam Prep).

If you are interested in accessing one or both of these discounts, please reach out to our Membership & Communications Director, Alex Brown for access. We are proud to support social work professionals on their path toward licensure and encourage you to explore and take advantage of these amazing resources.

NASW-CA recommends members choose the course pathway that makes sense for them and does not recommend any particular course over the other. We are committed to offering a menu of options to ensure flexibility for our members.

Not yet a member but want to be part of the largest professional association for Social Workers? Join us today and view our CA Member Guide.


Meeting the Needs of Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum - 2 CEU 

This workshop will provide information designed to help social workers and other mental health professionals understand and support neurodiverse young adults of color. Participants will learn about different neurodiverse conditions, and strategies & interventions designed to support neurodiverse individuals of color.


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California State Budget & Social Work

Since the Legislature returned in January, there have been many policy proposals in the proposed state budget regarding social workers. As mentioned in a previous article, social work is getting noticed in the Capitol! This year, there have been many discussions about the behavioral health workforce shortage and center to many of those discussions is the unique and valuable role for social workers in behavioral health and other work settings.

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NASW-CA Rehabilitation & Inclusion Council: 2022 Student Workshop | April 30

Region F, Orange County Unit Monthly Mixer | May 2

LGBTQ+ Social Work Support Group | May 11

Macro Social Work Symposium: Translating Social Justice into Action | May 13 & May 20

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Law and Ethics in Social Work/Mental Health Practice (6 CEU)

This course focuses on the analysis of the legal grounds for malpractice litigation and professional responsibilities in four critical areas of social work/mental health practice: Suicide Risk Management, Violence Risk Management,  Boundary Issues, and Defamation of Clients & Others through improper documentations and comments.

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Check out these resources from NASW-CA members! 

Compassion Fatigue Reset Specialist Training (18 CEU) on May 11 - May 13

Join the Compassion Fatigue Reset Specialist training May 11 - 13, 2022. As a certified, trauma informed compassion fatigue specialist you will have the skills to take appropriate supportive action to mitigate the impact of trauma on yourself, your colleagues, and other caregivers & providers.

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Empowerment Model of Clinical Supervision on June 24

A modern approach to clinical supervision including updated roles and structure for supervision success in community mental health and private practice. This workshop is hosted by RISE Directory, and will be a live webinar. Members can use code NASW20 for 20% off the course.

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Job Listing: Licensed Telehealth Therapist – Full-Time

Lyra is transforming mental health care, from start to finish. It begins with accessible & effective evidence-based mental health care provided by best-in-class coaches and therapists. Lyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a Licensed Telehealth Therapist.

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If you are a member interested in featuring a job, private practice, event, or service with other members, reach out to Alex Brown at for additional information.


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Job Listing: Part-time Therapist in San Diego

GenerateHope is currently seeking a Therapist for our San Diego location. This is a part-time position working on Monday, Wednesday & Friday providing group & individual therapy & working closely with a multidisciplinary team. 

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Job Listing: Behavioral Health Provider for Sonoma County Indian Health Project Inc.

Sonoma County Indian Health Project, Inc. is seeking a Behavioral Health (BH) Provider. This position will provide direct services including individual (child, youth and adults), couple, family and group therapeutic services to patients. 

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