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University of Iowa’s SSW Certificate Program Recognized 
The Aging and Longevity Studies Program (ALSP) at the University of Iowa School of Social Work offers a certificate program that has earned the Program of Merit designation from the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, a national membership organization of colleges and universities that offers education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. The school’s undergraduate ALSP certificate program is the first program in Iowa to achieve this distinction. Read the full story.


Registration Now Open for the 2019 Fall IPEC Institute
The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is now welcoming super early bird registrants for the 2019 Fall IPEC Institute, “Strengthening Partnerships for IPE and Collaborative Practice,” which will be held on October 2–4, 2019, in Portland, Oregon. Early bird registration will close on July 1. Register now if you’re a social work educator interested in strengthening and improving collaborative partnerships with other health professions. We need you to represent social work!
Last month we launched Advancing Interprofessional Education (IPE), a destination for the latest interprofessional resources, opportunities, publications, events, and awards. We invite you to explore the page and learn how you can play a part in advancing IPE.
IPEC and AAMC Announce MedEdPORTAL IPE Collection Associate Editor
The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) have announced Dr. Jeannine Nonaillada as the associate editor for the MedEdPORTAL Interprofessional Education (IPE) Collection. Dr. Nonaillada is the assistant dean of Faculty Development and Mentoring and an assistant professor at the New York University Long Island School of Medicine. MedEdPORTAL is an open-access journal of teaching and learning resources in the health professions hosted by the AAMC. 


Registration Open for the 2019 APM
Have you registered for the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM) in Denver, CO? Click here to learn more about the 2019 APM and to register for the only national conference devoted to social work education.

APM Presenters Must Register by July 8
The registration deadline for presenters at this year’s Annual Program Meeting is July 8. If you’re a presenter who has yet to register, click here to register today.  

Apply for the Feminist Manuscript Award
The CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education invites you to submit your accepted Annual Program Meeting proposal to the Feminist Manuscript Award, which recognizes scholars whose research advances  feminist social work theory, research, practice, and education. Learn more here and apply by July 15. 

Thank You to the 2019 APM Bronze Sponsors
CSWE thanks the Bronze Sponsors for their support of the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM): HERS and Springer. View all the 2019 APM sponsors here and contact Allison Moon to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. 



2018–2019 Educator|Resource Compilation Now Available
In June the Diversity Center is pleased to provide a compilation of the Winter and Spring 2018–2019 issues of the Educator|Resource. Learn about creative teaching resources on diversity and social, economic, and environmental justice created by scholars in the field. In addition to ways to motivate empathy and critical thinking in students, the resources offer cutting-edge diversity practice models on topics such as disability, behavioral health, and immigration.


MFP Celebrates Pride Month
In recognition of Pride Month, Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Director Duy Nguyen highlights four MFP fellows and alumni who are doing their part to solve the social problems faced by individuals living in intersections. Read his letter in the MFP newsletter, MFP Connect, and learn more.


New Report on Demand for Recent MSW Grads
The National Workforce Initiative recently released a new report that provides an analysis of the 2018 Social Work Graduates Survey, assessing the relative demand for social work-related roles in the workforce today.

Participate in This Year’s Global Agenda Survey
CSWE is currently gathering information regarding the 2020 theme and fourth pillar of the Global Agenda, “Promoting the importance of human relationships.” The survey will help CSWE and the Global Agenda better understand how social work professionals are promoting the importance of human relationships. Click here to learn more.
CSWE Annual Survey Open
The Annual Survey was distributed by e-mail to all accredited program representatives on May 6, with a deadline to complete the survey by July 1. If you are a program representative and have not received an e-mail link to complete the survey, please check this Web page for more information.
Member Annual Survey Feedback Survey
As we think about the future of the Annual Survey, we will also be soliciting feedback from the general membership about the types of data points they would like to see included in future Annual Surveys and how that information should be presented to the membership. If you have not already done so, use this link to complete the survey by July 1.


Newly Elected CSWE Board and NNC Members Announced
CSWE’s National Nominating Committee (NNC) is thrilled to announce the results of the 2019 election for the Board of Directors and NNC.  The newly elected members will serve for 3 years starting July 1, 2019.


CSWE’s Rainbow Papers
Guidelines for Affirmative Social Work Education is a resource for creating social work educational environments that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning students, faculty members, administrators, and staff members. Creating affirmative social work educational environments for transgender and gender nonconforming populations is addressed in a companion document, Guidelines for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Inclusive Social Work Education.
Open Call for Fulbright Specialist in Kuwait
As part of the CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education’s outreach with Fulbright Programs, we recently received an Open Call for a Fulbright Specialist to work with partners in the Kuwait Ministry of Social Affairs this fall and spring. This collaboration includes two visits in an initiative to plan and open Kuwait's first shelter for women who have experienced domestic violence. World Learning, the organization operating the Fulbright Specialist Program, is seeking candidates with significant expertise who are qualified but not yet on the Fulbright Specialist Roster. The application deadline is July 1.
Early Child Care and Education Funding Opportunity Announced
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has announced a funding opportunity, Building Evidence on Access to Early Child Care and Education (ECE) for Low-Income Families. This funding opportunity supports action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking to increase access to ECE for low-income families. RWJF strongly encourages applications that include researchers who are from groups that are underrepresented in policy research and/or who are affiliated with institutions that serve underrepresented groups. The deadline for brief proposals is July 25, 2019, 3:00 pm (EDT).
Upcoming Substance Use Webinar
Register now for the SBIRT Webinar Series and save the date on your calendar! This webinar series is hosted by NORC at the University of Chicago, the Adolescent SBIRT Project, and The BIG Initiative, with funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The following event is still available for registration: Integrating Adolescent SBIRT Education into Health Professional Training: Findings From a National Effort to Prepare the Next Workforce.


CSWE is recruiting for the director of accreditation position and the accreditation specialist position. To apply for these career opportunities at CSWE, please submit a cover letter of interest, résumé, and salary requirements to Human Resources, CSWE, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, FAX: +1.703.683.8099 or


External submissions for the CSWE Program Spotlight, Resources, Opportunities for Members, and Events Calendar sections are welcome! View the submission guidelines for more information. CSWE reserves the right to edit or decide not to publish any item. The content deadline for the next issue is Tuesday, July 18, 2019.
CSWE welcomes feedback for CSWE Compass.