Resources

 Social Workers Organization

National Association of Social Workers, NASW
http://socialworkers.org/

NASW CA Chapter
membership@naswca.org
www.naswca.or
1016 23rd Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
916-442-4564 (f)916-442-2075

NASW-CA is broken down into nine regions,  You can see a map of them and upcoming meeting for each district at  http://www.naswca.org.
You can also contact the Regional Director at  http://www.naswca.org/?page=102

 

 

Psychiatrists Organizations

California Psychiatric Association – Area 6
Executive Director Schmall, Lila
1029 K St Ste 28
Sacramento, CA 95814-3821
Phone : (916) 442-5196
Fax : (916) 442-6515
E-Mail : lila-schmall@calpsych.org
Web Site : www.calpsych.org

Central California Psychiatric Society
Executive Director Stockton, Chris
4747 N 1st St Ste 140
Fresno, CA 93726-0517
Phone : (888)  234-1613
Fax : (559) 227-1463
E-Mail : cstockton@pesc.com
Web Site : www.cencalpsych.org

Northern California Psychiatric Society
Executive Director Ashleigh Servadio
77 Van Ness Ave Ste 101
San Francisco, CA 94102-6042
Phone : (415) 334-2418
Fax : (415) 334-2418
E-Mail : aservadio@pesc.com
Web Site : www.ncps.org

 

 

Psychologists Organizations

CA Psychological Association

http://www.cpapsych.org/?
1231 I Street, Suite 204
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone: 916.286.7979
Fax: 916.286.7971
Email: cpa@cpapsych.org

Listed here are the various chapters of CA Psychological Association where you can participate in meetings.  Notice they need contact people in two different chapters.

 Chapter  Contact  Phone  E-mail
Alameda Anatasia Kim, PhD 510 841-9230 akim@wi.edu
Central Coast Babak Tehrani, PsyD 805 907-5099 slopsychology@gmail.com
Contra Costa Alissa Scanlin, PsyD 925 283-3902 drscanlin@gmail.com
Inland Glenn Potts, PhD 909 904-4462 gpotts@spu.edu
Kern Vacant  
Los Angeles Gitu Bhatia, PsyD 310 476-6040 gitubhatia@yahoo.com
Marin Robert Nemerovski, PsyD 415 272-3282 drnemerovski@gmail.com
Monterey Bay Vacant
Napa/Solano Leslie Lessenger, PhD 707 751-0289 lhl@lessenger.net
Orange County Carla DeFraine, PhD 858 336-5475 defrainephd@mac.com
Pacific-Cascade Marvin Megibow, PhD 530 343-2075 mmegibow@csuchico.edu
Redwood Michael Pinkston, PhD 707 575-7230 mrpinkston@aol.com
Sacramento Nathaniel Mills, PhD 916 722-7792 drmills@nathanielmills.com
San Diego Katherine Quinn, PhD 619 665-1010 drquinn@san.rr.com
San Francisco Shawn McCall, PsyD 415 263-9930 mccallpsyd@gmail.com
San Gabriel Valley Ellen Miller-Kwon, PsyD 626 807-5451 ellen@drmillerkwon.com
San Joaquin Jennifer Fanzo, PsyD 559 271 1186 jenniferfanzo@sc4c.com
San Mateo Jeffrey S. Kline, PhD, ABPP 650 350-1998 jeffk1208@gmail.com
Santa Barbara Gilbert Reyes, PhD 805 708-4323 drgilreyes@yahoo.com
Santa Clara Nancy Wesson, PhD 650 965-7332 dr.nwesson@sbcglobal.net

Ventura                     Bruce Gladstone, PhD                           805 646-9724             gladstn@pacbell.net

Psychiatric Nurses Organizations

Ca American Psychiatric Nursing ASSN.

http://www.apna.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3444

Sacramento Region
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Educational dinner presentation
Monday, April 13, 2015

San Francisco
2015 Chapter Annual Conference
Saturday, April 25, 2015
El Camino Hospital Mountain View
Go to the conference page at www.apna.org/APNACARegister

See more at: http://www.apna.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3444#sthash.RkBhifVb.dpuf

 

Links to Other Organizations working For Single Payer

 

Physicians For A National Health Program – www.pnhp.org
Single Payer Now – www.singlepayernow.net
Healthcare-Now – www.heatlhcare-now.org
Wellstone – www.wellstone.org
Labor Campaign For Single Payer Healthcare – www.laborforsinglepayer.org

Videos

California OneCare – http://californiaonecare.org

Kaiser Strike http://youtu.be/3Z0Z5fjVokw

Articles

Insurance and Its Discontents

The phone call came two billing cycles after Ben and I had increased his session frequency to twice a week. A woman identifying herself as “an independently licensed care advocate” with a large insurance company left a message asking me to call back.

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Fight for Health Care Justice Moves to States  Wednesday, 18 June 2014
By Mark Dudzic and Jenny Brown, Labor Notes | Report

Following the lead of tiny Vermont, advocates of Medicare for All are developing state campaigns to win health care that eliminates insurance companies and covers everyone… – Read the Article


How Health Care Systems Stack Up  June 16, 2014
By The Editorial Board

Britain and Switzerland were top scorers in a study examining the quality and efficiency of health care systems in 11 advanced nations… – Read the Article


Medi-Cal Struggles to Provide Services to Ever-Growing Clientele  August 14, 2014
By Chris Megerian

In a letter to the committee, Lara said his office “has received several alarming reports” about difficulties faced by Medi-Cal patients seeking care providers. In particular, he said, directories of providers are inaccurate or include doctors who aren’t taking new patients… – Read the Article