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Curriculum Development Institute (CDI) Program

ManRakingHay_compressed.jpgThe Curriculum Development Institute (CDI) Program funded nearly 120 social work education programs to infuse and sustain gerontological competencies within required BSW and MSW courses at the generalist practice level and within their organizational cultures. There were two CDI Program cycles:

A planned curricular and organizational change approach aimed to provide faculty with the knowledge and skills to prepare all social work students with gero practice behaviors. National mentors, peer collaboration, and annual workshops were distinguishing characteristics of the CDI Program.