Northern California
Northern California

Welcome to the Northern California Chapter

Chapter Information

Your Northern California Chapter (est. 2003)

We proudly represent Nursing and Social Work Case Management professionals who reside or work in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Amador, San Joaquin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Solano, Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Colusa, Yuba, Nevada, Sierra, Plumas, Butte, Glenn, and Tehama counties.

Yearly Chapter Dues: None

The Northern California Chapter of the American Case Management Association would like to recognize and demonstrate our profound appreciation to all the Nurses and Social Workers for their hard work as Case Managers. Our profession touches many lives and plays a critical role in healthcare! These are emotionally pungent and socially complex times among a COVID 19 pandemic that has taken the lives of many. Fortunately, Case Management is a profession offers a unique opportunity through the many hats we wear such as advocate, driver, and discharge planner, to be examples of integrity, resilience, empathy, compassion, gratitude, and cultural humility while providing direct care.

We first and foremost want to recognize any first responders who have worked directly with COVID 19 patients and all of you who may have lost someone to COVID 19. We also recognize those who have been affected by recent California fires and foremost stand in solidarity with all communities grieving as a result of racism and racial inequity, we celebrate and honor you

The ACMA Northern California Chapter, one of the larger and more influential ACMA Chapters, is here to support Case Managers while and striving to improve the Case Management profession! The ACMA is dedicated to education, public policy, and professional development of the Case Management Profession of both Nurses and Social Workers. We continue to expand our educational and networking opportunities to a larger geographic area while advocating for local and national public policies.

The ACMA Northern California Chapter welcomes your voice and involvement in our committees including Education/Public Policy, Networking/Social Media, and membership efforts. Your participation is both welcome and important to furthering the profession of Case Management.

Special Congratulations to the Northern California Chapter for ELEVEN consecutive years of earning Chapter of Excellence (COE). The Chapter of Excellence designation defines outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

Check out more photos and events from our social media links below and Facebook link on the right:


View our 4th Quarter Chapter Newsletter here

Annual Meeting

We hope you were able to join us for our the 17th Annual Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference in a virtual formatThis is a friendly reminder if you have questions, problems, or concerns, please feel free to contact the ACMA National office at 501-907-2262 or email conferences@acmaweb.org.

We look forward to hosting you in person at our 2021 Annual Conference on August 21st located at:

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Stay tuned for more details to come in early 2021!

Social Networking Updates

On behalf of the Social Networking Committee, let's stay connected on Social Media or any virtual method these days!  Have an idea on how to network more and feel connected to your colleagues across Northern CA or would you like to suggest or help host an event? Please email us at acma.northernca@gmail.com 

Be on the lookout on your social media pages and email for updates on our 2021 event ideas to come:
  • Sacramento Meet & Greet
  • Fitness/sports event
  • Giving Back to the Community
  • Dine & Dash

Join Us On Social Media

Follow our chapter on Facebook.

Join our private Facebook Group to connect to case management professionals in your area, discuss important topics related to case management and transitions of care, find resources, stay on top of chapter and national events, and more.

ACMA Announcements
Registration is now open for the 2021 ACMA National Conference, slated for June 22-25 in Orlando. More information, including complete agenda and speaker line-up, will be available soon.
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ACMA has just released a new comprehensive crisis response tool designed specifically for care management and transitions of care. The PiVoT™ Crisis Management Guide identifies key strategies and provides step-by-step guidance in the areas of communication, staffing, system involvement, discharge planning, patient advocacy and staff resilience. Member discounts are available. Learn More >>>
The ACMA user portal will be down for a scheduled upgrade. This will impact member and credital login portals starting 1/22 and lasting through 1/25.
ACMA is proud to announce the election of three new members to our National Board of Directors. Join us in welcoming Matthew Chappell, LCSW, ACM-SW, Jay Larrosa, MSN, PHN, RN-BC, ACM-RN and Jacqueline Moore, MSW, LCSW-C, RN, ACM-SW. Thank you to each of the candidates who were willing to run for election. ACMA continues to be fortunate in having many qualified professionals who can and are willing to volunteer their leadership expertise. Read the Full Press Release >>>
ACMA has just launched a new podcast dedicated to case management and transitions of care professionals. Care Transitions Today brings together thought leaders from around the country for frank, meaningful conversations about contemporary issues facing case managers. New episodes are up and running on all your regular podcast platforms. Learn more about Care Transitions Today.>>>
ACMA is committed to keeping you informed about our actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay up to date via the ACMA COVID-19 Resource Center where you will find helpful information, members-only resources and guidance for case management and transitions of care specific to this evolving situation. We encourage you to visit the resource center and to lean on ACMA as your trusted source during this time of uncertainty. Thank you for your work in your communities and for all you are doing to address this pandemic. Access ACMA COVID-19 Resource Center >>>
The home address of the ACMA National Office has changed. Our new physical address is 40 Rahling Circle, Little Rock, AR 72223. All phone and email contact information remain the same. Read the announcement >>>
Register now for the ACM Certification Review Workshop, taking place on February 20 and February 27. All resources are developed by seasoned case managers and designed exclusively for ACM Certification exam prep. Learn more and register. >>>
The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers. Case Management Administrator Certification (CMAC) validates the competency of case management administrators, managers and aspiring leaders and promotes professional practice standards. If you are not yet certified, we encourage you to apply and enhance your professional practice by putting a credential after your name. The application deadline is February 15 in order to test in April-June 2021. ACM >>> CMAC >>>
American Case Management Association
40 Rahling Circle
Little Rock, AR 72223
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247