2012 Aging Initiative Summit

On September 19, 2012, CalSWEC hosted a summit themed "The Road Ahead: Advocating for Social Work Service Delivery in Aging," which brought together a diverse group of leaders in gerontological social work practice and education. (Read an article about the summit, "Inaugural Agining Initiative Summit Gets Down to Business.")

The goals of the summit were:

  • To articulate a vision of the Workforce of the Future that is needed to respond to the changing landscape of service delivery for older adults in a health care- driven system
  • To highlight collaborative environments where social workers are effective members of cross-disciplinary teams serving older adults

The following resources from the summit are accessible  below:


The report of the 2012 Aging Initiative Summit is available for viewing and downloading. It includes the Summit Proceedings, Call to Action, and Next Steps: The Aging Initiative Workplan.



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