Archive for CSWE

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 @ 8:27AM

Whither Political Social Work?

The Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work, under the very capable leadership of director Tanya Rhodes Smith, conducted a highly successful Campaign School in Washington, DC earlier this month. The event was co-hosted with CRISP, George Mason University, Howard University, and NASW chapters from Maryland, DC, and Virginia….

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Friday, May 6th, 2016 @ 8:32AM

Latino Social Workers Face Challenges and Opportunities

I had the pleasure of addressing Latina/o social workers last week during their conference at New York University. The theme of the three-day event was sí se puede generally translated as “it can be done,” or to borrow candidate Barack Obama’s campaign theme: “yes, we can.” It was a gathering…

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Monday, May 2nd, 2016 @ 8:52AM

Still Time to Apply for a Policy Practice Field Education Grant

Have an innovative idea for infusing more policy practice into your field education curriculum? Have a plan to engage community organizations around a policy initiative? You still have time to submit a proposal for the second round of funding for the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Policy Practice in…

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Monday, February 29th, 2016 @ 8:54AM

Social Work Students Converge on Capitol Hill

Tomorrow more than 400 social work students, faculty and early professionals from more than 45 social work schools and departments will gather in the Congressional Auditorium in the Capitol Visitor Center to engage Members of Congress advocating for an end to barriers that restrict social workers from providing mental health…

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Monday, January 25th, 2016 @ 10:27AM

CMS to Invest $157 million in Social Work

Can social workers’ knowledge of health-related issues be useful in achieving better health outcomes?  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) thinks so and will provide up to $157 million in funding to 44 bridge organizations over a five-year period to determine how effective these organizations are in connecting…

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Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 @ 10:13AM

Social Workers Confront Societal Change at CSWE Annual Program Meeting

Social Workers from across the nation and the globe will gather in Denver this week for the 61st annual meeting of the Council on Social Work Education under the theme: Social Work on the Frontiers of Change acknowledging that the world and the American society are evolving at a rapid…

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