CalSWEC offers various resources for current and future social workers, supervisors, trainers, and educators.
- Online training and curriculum resources, including California’s Common Core Curricula, address critical issues in child welfare.
- CalSWEC’s library, the California Child Welfare Resource Library, has an extensive collection of up-to-date materials accessible to CalSWEC’s partners—the schools of social work, county public child welfare agencies, and the Regional Training Academies—that promote best practices and advocate for consumers in the child welfare system. Additionally, materials resulting from CalSWEC’s evaluation and research activities and its symposia are online.
- CalSWEC's Implementation Toolkits provide information, documents, and materials about how to execute a new practice, program, or intervention.
- The Research and Training Network (RTN) is a collaborative network of California university and Human Services Agency representatives who have come together to promote vibrant agency/university partnerships with the purpose of establishing a comprehensive strategy for practice-oriented research in the Human Services field.
- The Child Welfare Education Currriculum Resources include a wide range of materials to address public child welfare educational requirements, as well as provide resources responsive to emerging legislative and practice developments.
- The Curriculum Competencies for Public Child Welfare in California reflect the 2008 CSWE Core Competencies and form the basis for the Title IV-E MSW and BASW programs within the state.
- Child Welfare Useful Links provides links to a wide variety of resources and websites useful to the IV-E student, graduate, or faculty member.
- The Mental Health Curriculum Resources are a wide range of tools and resources available to universities interested in developing, implementing, and enhancing behavioral health course curricula. These include curriculum modules, sample syllabi from schools of social work statewide, and the curriculum resources website hosted at the Loma Linda University School of Social Work and Social Ecology.
Research and Training
- Evidence-informed webinars are a way for statewide partners to disseminate their research, research-based reports, curricula, and literature reviews online to interested parties. The webinars are sponsored by the Research and Training Network (RTN), a statewide collaborative whose mission is to impact research and practice.
- The Technology and Learning Committee (TLC) provides coordination, support, implementation, and disseminaton of information about technology in the state. These digital media resources can be used by our partners to supplement/complement training tailored to their needs.
- A wide range of tools, resources, and webinars for university and social service agencies related to the Affordable Care Act, Coordinated Care Initiative, and the role of social work in a integrated health care delivery environment. Includes a frequently updated ACA News Stream.