Dr. Nancy Meyer-Adams began her journey to pursue a career in social work when her son entered residential treatment for drugs and alcohol when he was 16. The social workers and psychologists saved their lives, and helped them see different paths that they could take from the ones they were on....Read more about A conversation with Dr. Nancy Meyer-Adams
The California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) is excited to announce the launch of the statewide Public Behavioral Health (PBH) MSW Training Program to address California’s pressing public behavioral health workforce development needs. Funded by the California Office of Health Care...Read more about Public Behavioral Health MSW Training Program
Graduates of CalSWEC's Title IV-E Program and Integrated Behavioral Health Program offering the MHSA Stipend can be found working in almost every county in the state as well as in academia and other social work-related professions. Here they share their stories.
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“I don't regret my past. I'm thankful for it and that's not all of who I am,” says Justin Martinez, a California native, born and raised in Sacramento. One night when Justin was 15, his mom had to take him and his brothers and sister to a ...Read more about Justin Martinez: Always be open, honest, authentic, and proud to stand in your truth
Dr. Jennifer Pabustan-Claar is currently the Managing Director for Riverside County’s Office of Integrated Services. She is responsible for coordinating the work of a multi-disciplinary leadership team to plan, implement, and evaluate the countywide Integrated Services Delivery Initiative for...Read more about A conversation with Dr. Jennifer Pabustan-Claar