The California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) is the nation’s largest coalition of its kind working together to provide professional education, student support, in-service training, and workforce development evaluation and research—all directed toward developing effective, culturally responsive social service delivery to people in California

CalSWEC's consortium includes:

  • Twenty-two (22) of the state’s accredited social work graduate schools
  • All 58 county departments of social service and local mental health departments
  • The California Department of Social Services (CDSS)
  • The California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers
  • The County Welfare Directors Association (CWDA) of California
  • The County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California
  • Foundations

The CalSWEC Fact Sheet and other fact sheets and FAQs are located in the Resources area of this website.