The California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) is the nation’s largest state coalition of social work professionals from the field and from academia providing education, student support, in-service training, and workforce evaluation research—all directed toward developing effective, culturally competent public service delivery to the people of California. 

CalSWEC's consortium includes:

  • Twenty (20) 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--along with other fact sheets and FAQs--is located in the Resources area of this website.