News

June 12, 2020

Dear CalSWEC Community:

April 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, CalSWEC's third annual Title IV-E Summit has been postponed.

April 21, 2020

CalSWEC, in partnership with the NASW-CA Image Council, is pleased to announce that Vania Buck is the winner of the 2019-20 Infographic Contest.

Vania, an MSW student at Chico State, will receive a prize of $250 from NASW-CA Image Council.

In addition, considering the high caliber of the other infographic submissions, as well as the special circumstances of the challenges we are facing at this time, NASW-CA Image Council is awarding a bonus prize of an Amazon gift card to the other entrants.

March 31, 2020

CalSWEC's Title IV-E Retrospective Study was released Jan 2020. Using over 1,650 Title IV-E graduate responses, this survey analyzes differences in program participants' demographics, previous child welfare experience, employment obligation, and career trajectories (across fields, positions, years worked, and employment transitions).

The full report can be found here: Title IV-E Retrospective Study - Full Report.

March 16, 2020

The 2020 Title IV-E Summit has been postponed until April 22 and 23, 2021. 

In response to limiting the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Title IV-E Summit has been postponed until April 22-23, 2021. On behalf of CalSWEC and the 38 Title IV-E Students who worked tirelessly over the last year to plan this event, we share in the disappointment. That said, we look forward to coming back bigger and better in 2021.

October 14, 2019

She brings sound experience in collaborative management, innovative programming, and workforce development

June 18, 2019

She expresses her gratitude to Berkeley Social Welfare and CalSWEC’s statewide stakeholder community.

May 10, 2019

Yenifer Gallegos-Mejia will receive $250 and her framed infographic depicting “The History of U.S. Social Work as a Profession”

April 1, 2019

January 4, 2019

Three CalSWEC staff have been promoted to directorships, rounding out the organization’s Executive Team as the new year begins

December 6, 2018

Its new location is Haviland Hall, also home to Berkeley Social Welfare

December 4, 2018

Brackeen et al. v. Zinke decision prompts the statement, which includes 131 signatories from the CalSWEC consortium

October 16, 2018

May 30, 2018

Over 150 attendees convened on April 13 in San Francisco to obtain information from local and national experts about the Indian Child Welfare Act.

May 15, 2018

Jo Chriselle Viray received $250 and her framed winning infographic depicting “Key Moments and Milestones in U.S. Social Welfare from 2010 to 2017."

April 2, 2018

Executive Director Virginia Rondero Hernandez relates CalSWEC's 2017 activities that achieved and surpassed the goals outlined in its Strategic 5-Year Work Plan.

January 29, 2018

Read about the projects and activities that CalSWEC staff are engaged in that reflect the organization's new tagline adopted in November 2017: Leadership. Partnership. Workforce Development.

October 2, 2017

After her first year as Executive Director, Virginia Rondero Hernandez reviews CalSWEC's considerable accomplishments and challenges.

May 25, 2017

Executive Director Virginia Rondero Hernandez provides an overview of the ground-breaking California Child Welfare Core Practice Model (CPM) and discusses its potential to profoundly affect the social work profession and outcomes for the people we serve

February 15, 2017

During these changing times, Executive Director Virginia Rondero Hernandez urges the entire CalSWEC community to join in CalSWEC's vital efforts to support its mission and Strategic Plan