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10/22/2020
Given the pervasive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and its Commission on Accreditation (COA) announced new updates to field hours that social work programs can choose to implement through May 2022.
10/9/2020
With the election season in full swing and the COVID-19 pandemic unabating, the national conversation about economic recovery has intensified. We know that the pandemic has affected the mental health of our clients, communities, and colleagues, which already had poor access to mental and physical health care. We also know that these challenges are only exacerbated by losses of income. Social workers are essential not just in shaping this conversation but in shaping the recovery, particularly for those most vulnerable to economic downturns. Read more
10/8/2020
Educational debt for baccalaureate and master’s social work graduates has reached a new high, according to the 2019 Annual Statistics on Social Work Education in the United States report. This comprehensive report provides a picture of social work program offerings, students, and faculty members, including enrollment numbers, demographics, student loan debt, and salary information. 
10/1/2020
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is pleased to release the Curricular Guide for Environmental Justice, the newest addition to the 2015 EPAS Curricular Guide Resource Series. Read more here.
9/25/2020
We remember and celebrate the accomplishments of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last Friday at 87. During her 27 years on the Supreme Court and before that appointment, Ginsburg was, in Chief Justice John Roberts words, “a tireless and resolute champion for justice.” We remember Ginsburg for her efforts to end discrimination based on gender, to ensure all women’s access to reproductive choice, and to point out the need for continued support of racial equality in voting among other social justice initiatives. Read more.
9/24/2020
Social work programs across the country value and respect diversity and inclusiveness, are committed to a learning environment of cultural humility, and exist to prepare social workers to advance equity and justice. As such, the Council on Social Work Education takes issue with the president’s recent executive order.
9/22/2020
Voting determines who sets policies regarding racial, social, and economic justice at the city, state, and federal levels. On September 29, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign will co-host a free Web event. Programs will highlight their activities that help drive voter engagement, and speakers will highlight free resources that make it easy for students and faculty members to organize voter registration programs. 
9/11/2020
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic this year, we have lauded and supported essential workers. Social workers were deemed essential early on in this crisis and will continue to play a crucial role in helping students, families, and school communities navigate school disruptions associated with the pandemic. COVID-19 school disruptions are particularly problematic for students who, due to a variety of factors, may be more vulnerable to learning loss. Read more.
8/28/2020
Voting is a human right that provides individuals equal voice, self-determination, power in the political system, and meaningful participation in the decision-making process. CSWE and members of the Voting Is Social Work campaign bust several myths that stand in the way of truly effective voter registration efforts.
8/27/2020
CSWE is excited to announce the grantees for the fifth cycle of the Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education grant program. These projects will prepare future social workers and researchers to practice within an increasingly interdependent and interconnected global community.
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