Welcome to CalSWEC
Welcome to the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC), the nation's largest state coalition of social work educators and practitioners.
Hosted by the University of California, Berkeley School of Social Welfare, CalSWEC was created in 1990 by a partnership of social work educators and practitioners dedicated to developing a professional social service workforce to effectively serve California's diverse population. (Read more about CalSWEC's history.)
Of Current Interest
- Title IV-E: Learn 5 facts about Title IV-E students and grads you may not know. To find out even more, view or download the Title IV-E Stipend Program Final Report, July 1, 2013–June 30, 2014.
- CalSWEC's 2014–2016 Board Officers: President Scott Gruendl, director of Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency, and Vice President Amy Levin, associate professor and chair of the Department of Social Work at California State University, Northridge, lead CalSWECs Board of Directors. Read more about the new officers.
- Fall Webinar:
Evaluation and Research: CalSWEC’s recently developed Ecological Model for Workforce Development is intended to guide its workforce development evaluation and research activities. Read more about this evaluation model along with CalSWEC’s other Child Welfare Services-Related Evaluation activities.
Aging: As the aging and adult population grows, the demand for social workers in this field is exploding. Explore the field through the video Wanted: Aging & Adult Services Social Workers and numerous career-related resources, and locate the schools of social work with an aging focus and sources of financial aid.