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.)
- Title IV-E Stipend Program: Interim Director Carolyn Shin is appointed permanent Director of the Title IV-E Stipend Program.
- CSEC Training: CalSWEC hosts a free online class developed by the Public Child Welfare Training Academy to help social workers and probation officers identify commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC) and youth.
- CalSWEC Alumni Stories: Read about how the Title IV-E experience affected San Diego State grad Omar López, clinical associate professor and assistant director of field education at USC's School of Social Work, and other stories of CalSWEC grads.
- Job Openings: CalSWEC has the following two job openings: (1) Program Evaluation and Research Specialist (6257U), #20361 and (2) Events and Communication Specialist, #20736. For more information about the positions, go to Jobs at UC Berkeley, http://jobs.berkeley.edu/.
- In-Service Training: CalSWEC has announced the completion of its newest advanced curriculum, Overview of California Child Welfare Adoptions Practice, in time for National Adoption Month in November. Read the News item.
- Title IV-E Program Report: The 22nd cohort of CalSWEC’s Title IV-E Stipend Program graduated in academic year 2014–2015, representing 340 MSWs, 40 BASWs, and 11 Pathway graduates. Read the Title IV-E Program Final Report for comprehensive statistics on graduates, students, and applicants, as well as highlights of the program's projects and activities.