Summit Looks Ahead to Delivering Social Work Services to State's Aging Population

CalSWEC's Aging Initiative Summit, "The Road Ahead: Advocating for Social Work Service Delivery in Aging," will be held September 19 at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West. The summit will bring together aging and adult services partners and stakeholders to learn about:

  • the changing landscape of health care service delivery;
  • what is entailed in creating better outcomes for older adults in health care and social services; and
  • care coordination models that include social work.

Featured speakers include:

The goals of the summit are to:

  • Provide an overview of the current Aging Workforce.
  • Articulate a vision of the Workforce of the Future that is needed to respond to the changing landscape of service delivery in a health-care driven system.
  • Highlight collaborative environments where social workers are effective members of cross-disciplinary teams.

The following people are encouraged to attend:

  • Social work educators
  • Social work practitioners
  • Behavioral health practitioners
  • Public and private service providers
  • Policy makers
  • Public and private sector and foundation leaders in the aging and adult services sectors
  • Health care planners
  • Hospital staff

The registration fee is $45.00. Register to attend.

For more information and questions, please contact Title IV-E Training Program Director Chris Mathias,  510-642-7490.