Southern California
Southern California

Welcome to the Southern California Chapter

Chapter Information

Southern California Chapter (est. 2002)

Represents Case Management professionals who reside and/or work in the California counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura.

ACMA provides:
Benchmarking & Research

Annual Chapter Dues: $0

Get Involved!
The Chapter is always looking for members who are interested to serve in the following committees:

Watch out for opportunities as well to serve on the Chapter Board!

Please email the Chapter President for more details on being part of this exciting and helpful professional organization. To learn more, just contact us.

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Annual Meeting

15th Annual Case Management Conference
March 9, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orange County Garden Grove, CA

ACMA Southern California Chapter
 would like to thank everyone who made
 Annual Chapter Conference a success!

Please click below for pictures:
2018 ACMA Southern CA Conference

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Check your email for a copy of the newest edition of our Chapter Newsletter!


ACMA Southern CA would like to thank everyone who made our October (Case Management Week) Apps & Chats a success!

Please click link below for pictures:
(October) 2018 Case Management Week Apps & Chats

Apps and Chats

-ACMA SoCA's Membership Networking Event!
Come meet other practicing case managers, social workers, physicians and other CM support roles in your area while enjoying free Hors d'oeuvres.

ACMA SoCA Membership Just Got CHEAPER!

ACMA Southern California would like to thank everyone who supported the chapter's March Madness quest. We made the semi-finals this time!

Membership just got cheaper.
No more chapter dues for Southern California.
Renew or become a member today!

Click HERE for membership details.

ACM Certification

Looking for a Specialty Certification in Case Management?  Become an ACM-RN or ACM-SW TODAY!

Click HERE for more info.





Please join ACMA Southern California for our annual Dine and Learn event!

October 30, 2018  
5:30 to 8:30

Marina Village

Catalina Room

1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109

November 8, 2018  
5:30 to 8:30
Almansor Court
700 South Almansor Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

Dinner and 2 CEU's (RN, LCSW, ACM) will be provided. 

$15.00 for members, $25.00 for non-members

Top 10 Things That All Case Managers Should Know About Skilled Nursing Facilities With Regards to Transition Planning 

Mr. Philip Lindsley, a widely recognized elder and special needs law attorney, will be providing education on concepts that all case mangers and their patients should know with regards to working with skilled nursing facilities and transition planning from a hospital setting. He will be teaching, in a lecture format with time for discussion on the following concepts: 

  • Who pays for skilled nursing care and how are spousal protection rules determined for Medi-cal eligibility. 
  • Education on many pertinent legislations including:
  • Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987 
  • Jimmo v Sebelius (The Improvement Standard Myth)   
  • Johnson v Rank  
  • Hunt v Kiser  
  • The only six lawful reasons that a skilled nursing facility can discharge a patient and what are a patient's rights with regards to discharge from a skilled nursing facility.                             
  • Patient’s rights with regards to physician assignment, proper discharge planning, treatment obligations and notice requirements at skilled nursing facilities. 
  • What is the real meaning of a hospital bed hold and how does this impact the patient in the hospital? 
*Professional education for practicing case managers, social workers and physicians only at this event. NO soliciting will be allowed. Contact 501-902-2262 for sponsor or exhibiting opportunities.

Please stay tune for info on the upcoming DINE and LEARN!!!

-ACMA SoCA's Educational Event.

2018-2019 ACMA Southern California Chapter Board of Directors

Please welcome our 2018-2019 SoCA Chapter Board of Directors!

Gilbert Dorado
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro 

Marcy Adelman
Sharp Healthcare

Roel Gutierrez
Cedar-Sinai Medical Center

Mencie Ilog
Scripps Health


Karen Longpre
USC University Hospital/ Norris Cancer Hospital

Stephen Chavez-Matzel
Tri-City Medical Center

Lori Oberon
Kaiser Ontario

Amy Loveless
University of California San Diego

Jody Haddock
Cedars Sinai Health System

Immediate Past-President
Jay Larrosa
Scripps Health

ACMA Member ONLY Discounts

Another great benefit of being a member of ACMA is Member discounts.

To access your account and start saving, log in to the members only section of the ACMA website, scroll to the Member Discount section and click the "begin shopping" button.

Southern California Chapter Annual Conference Links
March 9, 2019


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American Case Management Association
11701 W. 36th St.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247