2017 Symposium on Fairness and Equity Issues in Child Welfare Training and Education
Equity from the Start
May 10, 2017 | University of California, Berkeley
Since 2003, the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) has hosted a series of symposia to achieve greater equity, responsiveness, and social justice in child welfare practice. Each symposium has provided a statewide forum for sharing training and education strategies for workforce development in the delivery of high-quality, equitable services in California.
This year's theme, Equity from the Start, has two intended meanings:
- equity from the first contact between a family and the child welfare system, and
- equity from the very start of life.
The symposium is sponsored by CalSWEC with support from the California Department of Social Services and the Regional Training Academies.
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