Quarterly Anti-Racism Statewide Meeting

October 19, 2021

To facilitate the ongoing anti-racism efforts and discussion from our Statewide All Staff Meeting, we will share current anti-racism resources and actions, discuss how we can best collaborate and support each others’ work, and identify ways to continue co-creating an anti-racist child welfare training system in California. Specifically, we will discuss what this work will look like as we head into a new year. Everyone in California’s child welfare training network is encouraged to attend!

Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021...

The Indigenous Experience selected for special recognition

September 27, 2021

The Indigenous Experience is an infographic presentation on the Indigenous people and their survival through historical trauma, marginalization, and systemic racism in the United States. Angelina Torres and Lucy Gahm have developed this project to bring awareness to the vibrant Native American culture and highlight the resiliency of Indigenous people, practicing...

Behavioral Health Workforce Shortages in California

August 12, 2021

On August 10, 2021, Kimberly Mayer, Center Director, CalSWEC, and E. Maxwell Davis, PhD, LISW, Director of Integrated Behavioral Health Program, CalSWEC, and Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, and Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis, joined the Steinberg Institute Behavioral Health Workforce Strategy...

Request for Proposals (RFP) California Child Welfare Core Practice Model

July 20, 2021
The In-Service Training Program at the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 California Child Welfare Core Practice Model. Please distribute among your networks! Project Summary: The Regional Training Academy (RTA) Coordination Project is seeking written proposals for ongoing work and implementation of the California Child Welfare Core Practice Model. For questions concerning the anticipated work or scope of the project, please contact...

Three CalSWEC Staff Receive UC Berkeley's Spot Awards

June 1, 2017

The latest CalSWEC staff to receive UC Berkeley’s Spot Awards are Title IV-E Stipend Program Project Manager Rose Chahla, Database Analyst Afton Hencky, and Training and Curriculum Specialist Melinda Iremonger.

CalSWEC Executive Director Virginia Rondero Hernandez extended her congratulations to the recipients, noting, "It's so nice to know that your efforts have been acknowledged by our leaders and the University. We are proud of you!”

Spot Awards are designed to recognize special contributions, as they occur, for a specific project or task. They are generally for a special...

We Stand Together

June 12, 2020

Dear CalSWEC Community:

In the past two weeks we have witnessed a collective response from people worldwide who are tired of enduring the longstanding systemic racism and killing of black members in our communities. The senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others at the hands of law enforcement must stop. We also acknowledge that the continued injustice is currently underscored by the backdrop of a pandemic that is disproportionately harming black and brown Americans. Many of you receiving this letter can speak to that sense...

In Lieu of the 2020 Title IV-E Summit

April 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, CalSWEC's third annual Title IV-E Summit has been postponed. Under typical circumstances, this statewide event convenes 350 Title IV-E students, as well as university, Tribal, and county partners, around a pertinent child welfare theme. Even though in-person activities are limited across the state and the child welfare community continues to make adjustments in...

2019 Title IV-E Summit

The Title IV-E Summit is an event that convenes a diverse array of child welfare social work practitioners, educators, and CalSWEC Title IV-E students around relevant child welfare-related themes and goals.

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April 25–26, 2019 | Long Beach Marriott

4700 Airport Plaza Dr, Long Beach, CA 90815

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