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1/19/2021
CSWE and NASW welcome the new representatives and senators of the 117th Congress.  
1/18/2021
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) welcomes the inauguration of Joe Biden as our 46th president and the historic inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday. This inauguration marks an opportunity to set ambitious goals to work with the administration to advance social work education and improve access to higher education. The inauguration ceremonies also remind us of the challenges our nation faces and the work needed to overcome racism and injustice.
1/15/2021
CSWE recently welcomed Tanya Smith Brice, PhD, MSW as the vice president of education. Smith Brice brings extensive leadership and expertise in higher education and social work to CSWE and will lead the organization’s pursuit of promoting quality education and supporting the career development of students, faculty members, and administrators.
12/17/2020
CSWE President and CEO Darla Spence Coffey, PhD, MSW, spread awareness of a key finding from CSWE’s recent National Workforce Initiative report in radio programs and podcasts in major markets across the country. She also used these interviews to educate listeners on how in-demand social workers are and how to get started in a career in social work. 
12/11/2020
CSWE, NASW, and George Washington University Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity released findings from three years of surveys of new social workers. The report presents a comprehensive view of where and how social workers are serving clients and communities across the country.
12/7/2020
The costs to become a social worker are higher for Black students than White students, according to a new report. The Social Work Profession: Findings from Three Years of Surveys of New Social Workers provides a look at new social workers’ demographic and educational backgrounds, the types of jobs they are taking, the populations they are serving, their experiences in the job market, and their satisfaction with their new jobs. 
12/1/2020
Before November 3 is too far in the rearview mirror, let us pause and celebrate the many positive milestones in the 2020 Election. Voter turnout in the presidential race was over 67%, with record-setting turnouts in many other races. Social workers, educators, and students played a key role in voter mobilization and promoting this key function of our democracy, whether through efforts such as the nonpartisan Voting is Social Work campaign or direct candidate support. Read more
11/23/2020
More than 2,180 people registered for CSWE’s 66th Annual Program Meeting (APM) this year, beginning with a week of live education sessions and keynote speakers focused on the theme “Leading Critical Conversations: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.” Read quotes from keynote speakers and more!
11/20/2020
CSWE joined several higher education associations in calling for an extension of the suspension of federal student loan payments, continuing zero percent interest, and the collection of defaulted loans. In March, the Department of Education (ED) provided these reliefs, which were subsequently included in the CARES Act. ED again extended the measures through December 31, 2020. Read more.
11/2/2020
Regardless of the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, CSWE and other social work education groups prepared guidance for either the Biden or Trump administration to advance social, racial, and economic justice priorities.
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