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
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.
Dr. Rodger Lum is CalSWEC’s new Executive Director, while Barrett Johnson, Director of the Child Welfare In-Service Training Project, takes a position with San Francisco’s Family and Children’s Services. Read more about all the CalSWEC staff changes.
CalSWEC is seeking a director of its Regional Training Academy Coordination Project, a statewide effort to coordinate the Statewide Child Welfare Training System and assess the in-service training needs of public child welfare staff working in the counties. To apply, go to jobs.berkeley.edu. The Job ID no. is 18513.
The Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) Self-Evaluation Program, which builds capacity for the collection of “gap” data not tracked in the current SACWIS system, is now being hosted by the Regional Training Academy Project at CalSWEC.
Check the Calendar and Contacts for the most current training events, convenings, and webinars being presented by regional cohorts of the Child Welfare/Mental Health Learning Collaborative (Katie A.).