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GSU’s School of Social Work Joins NCWWI Partnerships
The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) has named the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (GA-DFCS), Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia one of eight national NCWWI Agency–University Partnership Workforce Excellence sites. Georgia State’s School of Social Work will receive $579,000 as a Workforce Excellence partner with GA-DFCS. The grant will cover the tuition and fees and provide stipends to MSW students who are accepted into the competitive program. In exchange, they will join or return to the GA-DFCS workforce after graduation. Learn more here.



CSWE is committed to advancing interprofessional education (IPE) to enable effective collaborative practice and improve health outcomes for all communities. We are pleased to launch Advancing Interprofessional Education, a destination for the latest interprofessional resources, partnerships and collaboration opportunities, publications, events, and awards in IPE. Click here to explore the page and learn how you can play a part in advancing IPE.

Featured Event

Collaborating Across Borders (CAB)

  • ​​Interprofessional health-care education and collaborative practice conference that connects educators, researchers, practitioners, students, and patients from Canada and the United States to discuss IPE, practice, leadership, and policy
  • October 20–23, 2019, Indianapolis, IN​


Register Now for the 2019 APM
Registration for the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM) in Denver, CO, is now open. Click here for more information on the 2019 APM and to register for the only national conference devoted to social work education.

Watch the First APM Exhibitor University Webinar
Exhibitors and prospective exhibitors are encouraged to watch the recorded Exhibitor University webinar held on May 14. Learn all the details about exhibiting at the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM), including information on additional marketing opportunities and how to optimize your return on investment at APM. Watch the webinar now and view the accompanying PowerPoint presentation here.



Educator|Resource of the Month Winter & Spring Recap
In June the Center for Diversity and Social &Economic Justice will recap the previous seven issues of the Educator|Resource of the Month, which provide creative teaching resources on diversity and justice. In addition to ways to motivate empathy and critical thinking in students, the resources offer cutting edge diversity practice models in areas such as disability, behavioral health, and immigration.


Welcome New School to SocialWorkCAS
Please welcome Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University to the SocialWorkCAS family. To see a list of participating programs and learn how to join, please click here or contact us at


Get Your Copy of Teaching Social Work With Digital Technology
Available now at the CSWE Bookstore, Teaching Social Work With Digital Technology (Hitchcock, Sage, & Smyth, 2019) was written to help social work educators make pedagogically sound, rational, practical, and ethical decisions about integrating technology into their social work programs and across the curriculum. Click here to learn more.


Last Chance to Join the 2019 National Workforce Study
Do you want better data on your recent graduates? Would you like to compare your program’s data to national data and peer groups? Sign up now for the National Workforce Study of 2019 Social Work Graduates or learn more about the benefits of participating here.
Member Feedback Requested on Annual Survey
As we think about the future of the Annual Survey, we will also be soliciting feedback from the general membership. We want to know about the types of data points members would like to see included in future Annual Surveys and how that information should be presented to the membership. The survey was sent out via e-mail on May 16, but if you did not receive the e-mail, you can also use this link to complete it by July 1.
Submit Your 2017–2018 Student Data for the 2018 Annual Survey
The 2018 Annual Survey was e-mailed to each programs’ primary contact on May 6 via our survey platform, Qualtrics. Your participation helps us obtain an accurate picture of social work education. Please complete the survey by July 1 and contact us if you did not receive the survey e-mail.


Register Now for the Kempe Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute
The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect in Denver, CO, has developed a graduate-level intensive summer session in child abuse research. They hope to expand the numbers of researchers working in this field and better prepare these researchers to seek National Institutes of Health and other support for their work. The event will take place August 5–9; learn about their scholarship opportunities and register here.
Upcoming Substance Use Webinars
Register now for the SBIRT Webinar Series and save the date(s) 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 events are still available for registration: Integrating Adolescent SBIRT Education Into Health Professional Training: Findings From a National Effort to Prepare the Next Workforce and Adolescent Substance Use: Contemporary Trends in Prevention & Treatment.
AIAMC Call for Applications for National Initiative on Teaming
The Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) is accepting applications for participation in their National Initiative VII: Teaming for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. This 18-month initiative will feature monthly teleconferences or webinars and four in-person meetings. Monthly cohort teleconference groups will be structured by themes based on focus areas identified in the applications, with best practices from all cohort groups shared at the on-site meetings. Completed applications are due by May 31, 2019, and must be e-mailed or faxed. 
Call for Proposals: $20,000 Marian R. Stuart Grant
The American Psychological Foundation is currently seeking applications for the Marian R. Stuart Grant, which awards up to $20,000 to further the research, practice, or education of an early career psychologist on the connection between mental and physical health, particularly for work that contributes to public health. Examples include research-based programs that teach medical doctors counseling skills, research-based programs on the effect of behavior on health, and research-based programs on psychologists’ role in medical settings for the benefit of patients. The deadline for applications is July 1, 2019.
Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Call for Proposals
The American Psychological Foundation is currently seeking applications for the Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants, which award $11,000 toward empirical and applied research focused on lesbian, gay, and bisexual family psychology and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) family therapy. This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2019. 


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, June 18, 2019.
CSWE welcomes feedback for CSWE Compass.