General News Archives


10/31/2014

The Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA) has released a toolkit for advocates of older adults who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, entitled Quality Care through a Quality Workforce. The toolkit provides resources that can be implemented by stakeholders to promote concrete workforce policy and practice recommendations that ensure competence care of older adults for state officials, health plans, and provider networks.



10/2/2014

On October 16, 2014, the Gero-Ed Center co-hosted a webinar on the Certified Application Counselor (CAC) program with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and the Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare (SSWLHC).



10/2/2014

On October 16, 2014, the Gero-Ed Center co-hosted a webinar on the Certified Application Counselor (CAC) program with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and the Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare (SSWLHC).



9/22/2014

Center staff continue to add to and update this website’s gero-focused case studies, class exercises, reading lists/bibliographies, assignments… and more! Just this year, 11 bibliographies, 9 case studies, 2 syllabi, and 1 in-class assignment have been added—and nearly 20 bibliographies have been updated with current readings. Visit the Teaching Resources section to review, download, and use some of the nearly 350 resources in your own courses!



9/22/2014

Center staff continue to add to and update this website’s gero-focused case studies, class exercises, reading lists/bibliographies, assignments… and more! Just this year, 11 bibliographies, 9 case studies, 2 syllabi, and 1 in-class assignment have been added—and nearly 20 bibliographies have been updated with current readings. Visit the Teaching Resources section to review, download, and use some of the nearly 350 resources in your own courses!



9/12/2014

SAGE Publications and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) are proud to announce the two recipients of the SAGE/CSWE 2014 Award for Innovative Teaching in Social Work Education Award. They are Leslie Hollingsworth (University of Michigan) and Christine McKenna Lok (Regis College). ...



8/20/2014

The CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education’s Council on External Relations would like to highlight the importance of the growing global food insecurity issue. It has been estimated that between 2011 and 2013 about 842 million people (about one in eight people in the world) suffered from chronic hunger, a key measure of food insecurity (Food and Agriculture Organization, International Fund for Agricultural Development, & World Food Programme [FAO], 2013). 



8/17/2014

In June 2014, CSWE, in collaboration with the Global Commission, KAKI, and the Council on Global Learning, Research, and Practice organized a social work study tour to Costa Rica.



8/17/2014

In June 2014, CSWE, in collaboration with the Global Commission, KAKI, and the Council on Global Learning, Research, and Practice organized a social work study tour to Costa Rica.



8/16/2014

CSWE recently collaborated with Marazul Charters; KAKI; the Council on Global Learning, Research, and Practice; and the Global Commission to host a faculty development trip to Havana, Cuba.


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