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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On July 14, the Trump Administration rescinded guidance to deport international college students whose classes were offered exclusively online.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.
7/10/2020
As we continue to publish Social Work Responds, we are committed to addressing both pandemics—COVID-19 and systemic racism. In reviewing the survey results for topics that our readers asked us to cover in this joint communication, “professional development opportunities” was among the top three concerns. When considering how to approach this topic with regard to these pandemics, the subject of interprofessional health care rose to the top. Read more.
7/10/2020
The 2020 CSWE Election has officially concluded! Thanks to the thoughtful participation of its member, CSWE has nine new members of the Board of Directors and National Nominating Committee. Read more about the newly appointed members.
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