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8/26/2020
CSWE has long supported efforts to help Americans exercise their right to vote in elections. With the 2020 presidential election just 10 weeks away, CSWE supports the Voting Is Social Work campaign and its resources, which can help social workers, students, and educators register as many people as possible to vote in this year’s and future elections.  
8/24/2020
“Your vote is precious. Almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have to create a more perfect union,” said the late civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis in 2012. On November 3, just 10 weeks from now, Americans can exercise one of their most sacred rights: voting. On Election Day, millions of people, including immigrants who have fought hard for citizenship and the precious right to vote, will go to the polls. Read more
8/7/2020
We have discussed a variety of topics affecting the social work profession during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is meaningful and enriching – but exhausting - work. It’s no surprise that self-care remains one of the most popular conversations among social workers across the globe.  
8/6/2020

​CSWE joined with the American Council on Education and dozens of education associations in advocating for increased funding for colleges from congressional leaders. As students, faculty, and colleges prepare for a new semester during the coronavirus pandemic, CSWE urged for financial support from lawmakers in two letters on Aug. 6, 2020.

8/6/2020
As of July 1, 2020, institutions receiving federal financial aid are required to disclose information about degree programs and students’ eligibility for professional licensure. ASWB has resources to help CSWE members comply with these regulations. 
7/24/2020
COVID-19 has revealed racial disparities that illuminate institutional and systemic racism. It is necessary for us to consider how our programs, approaches, and initiatives address the ways the public health pandemic, which is unabating, and the centuries-old pandemic of racism collectively affect our nation's mental health and well-being. A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation in April found that nearly half of Americans reported that the coronavirus pandemic had a negative impact on their mental health. Read more.
7/17/2020

In response to the many disturbing events that have occurred over the past few months and the various communities that have been affected as a result, two CSWE councils have issued important statements that speak to these communities in which they represent. Read more.

7/17/2020

Twelve social work programs will receive grants from CSWE’s Policy Practice in Field Education Initiative, funded by The New York Community Trust, to heighten the policy skill set of social work students. Learn more about this year’s grantees and their projects.

7/16/2020
On July 14, the Trump Administration rescinded guidance to deport international college students whose classes were offered exclusively online. CSWE, along with many other organizations and schools, had twice last week voiced concerns about the guidance to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.
7/15/2020
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) today announced the release of the Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Substance Use Social Work Practice, the newest addition to the 2015 EPAS Curricular Guide Resource Series. Read more here.
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