Tuesday, April 29, 2008

NASW Region H Awards Dinner

National Association of Social Workers Region H

cordially invites you to join us in honoring excellence

in the field of Social Work at our

2008 Annual Awards Dinner

May 8th/6pm

James West Alumni Center/UCLA

This year's honorees include:

~Social Worker of the Year~

Laura Chick, City Controller

~Public Citizen of the Year~

Steve Clare, Executive Director

Venice Community Housing Corp

~Lifetime Achievement Award~

Vendella Barnett, LCSW

Former Executive Director

Neighborhood Youth Association


UCLA MSW Students of the Year

DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Registration/Reception: 6:00 pm Dinner: 7:00 pm Awards: 8:00 pm

LOCATION: James West Alumni Center, UCLA 325 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095 DIRECTIONS: From the 405 freeway, exit on Wilshire Boulevard, travel east to Westwood Blvd. and turn left proceeding north toward the UCLA campus. Proceed to the Parking & In-formation booth located on Westwood Plaza between the Strathmore Building and the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. Parking at-tendants will direct you to the Alumni Center and adja-cent parking. PARKING: UCLA visitor parking can be obtained at any of the 11 Parking & Information booths located around the cam-pus. Attendants will issue you a parking permit, direct you to adjacent parking, and answer any questions you may have. Current daily parking rate is $8/vehicle; park-ing meters are available for shorter visits at 25 cents for each 8 min. (meters only accept quarters).

For more information, contact Julie Taren, Region H Director at: (323) 850-5910

Job-Kaiser Medical Social Worker

Medical Social Worker II/III
Job ID: LA.0800631

Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work. LCSW License, Credentialed for clinical practice certificate.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish),One year experience in a health care environment preferred. In depth knowledge of oncology, grief treatment; psychosocial dynamics of illness; group dynamics; advocacy State/County/KP financial programs; team building; ACCESS/EXCEL/WORD applications.

Duties: Performing biopsychosocial assessments, developing and implementing treatment plans for the Breast Center patients, their families and/or significant others in both the clinic and hospital settings; Leading psycho-educational or psycho-therapeutic groups; Providing developmentally and culturally appropriate clinical interventions including crisis intervention, grief counseling, patient/family advocacy and other therapeutic interventions, Accessing patient/family to both Kaiser, and community based resources; Utilizing a computerized case management and productivity tracking system. Participating in patient care rounds, patient conferences, staff education as appropriate.

Region Southern California
Bargaining Unit SEIU - Local 535
Facility Los Angeles
Shift Day
Benefited Y
Employee Referral N
Area of Interest Behav-Mental Hlth - Medical Social Worker (MSW)
JobType Part-Time
State/City CA, Los Angeles
Public Department Description: Social Medicine