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Demystifying Social Work Licensure (Alumni Panel)

May 19 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Hear from a representative from NASW-CA and recent Luskin MSW alums on how to navigate the clinical licensure process.

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Panelist Bios:

Madison Craft, LCSW // MSW 2020

Madison received her Master of Social Work from UCLA and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. She is experienced in working with individuals, families, and groups in community mental health and school settings. Madison has received training in various evidenced-based modalities including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She also incorporates other modalities, such as Mindfulness and Attachment Theory, to develop one’s sense of self and effective communication, resulting in improved relationships within themselves and with others.

Naaz Mirreghabie, LCSW // MSW 2017

Naaz Mirreghabie is Licensed Clinical Social worker who earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine and her Master’s Degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles. In her professional role, she provides culturally inclusive services with LACDMH for the Farsi-speaking community in Los Angeles and serves as a co-chair on the DMH Anti Racism Diversity and Inclusion (ARDI) staff council. Naaz is passionate about increasing and facilitating conversations regarding race, culture, and access to care for all individuals in Los Angeles. As a child of immigrants, she understands and acknowledges the struggle of first generation individuals accessing mental health services.

Raquel Ibarra, MSW // Membership Engagement Manager, NASW-CA

Raquel Ibarra, MSW, PPS, is a Latine macro social worker focused on racial equity and social policy. Raquel completed her MSW degree and PPS credential in May 2020 at Cal State Long Beach. For the last 8 years, she has focused on increasing the visibility, capacity, and opportunities of historically marginalized communities by centering their voices and experiences in her micro, mezzo, and macro work. Raquel engages in public speaking and policy advocacy to empower social workers to step into leadership roles and collaborate on steering the profession towards a human-centered future.