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
- Child Welfare In-Service Training: Melissa Connelly is the new director of Child Welfare In-Service Training.
- Title IV-E: 54 of California's 58 counties have employed Title IV-E grads—just 1 of 5 facts about Title IV-E students and grads you may not know. To learn 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: On Oct. 28, Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), part of the RTN's Evidence-Informed Webinar Series, will be offered. NOTE: RTN partners interested in presenting their research can complete and submit the downloadable Presenter Form to Sevaughn Banks, email@example.com.
- 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.