General News Archives


3/13/2017

Darla Spence Coffey, MSW, PhD, president and CEO of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), has been presented the Political Advocate Leadership Award by the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP).



2/1/2017

The Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education is pleased to invite applications for international social work grants to CSWE members. Up to three grants, at a maximum of $10,000, will be awarded for the CSWE’s 2017–2018 fiscal year. KAKI hopes to fund projects that help prepare North American students for global citizenship and encourage opportunities for international social work.



2/1/2017

The Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education (KAKI) is seeking applications for new members to join its Advisory Board in CSWE’s 2017–2018 fiscal year. The Advisory Board oversees the funds and initiatives of KAKI. The Board hopes to find three new members who believe in KAKI’s mission and are willing to be active in their governance roles. The Board is comprised of experts from the international social work community. Applications are due by April 1, 2017. Please see the attached call for more information and instructions.



1/5/2017

The CSWE Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice presents “How should social work education respond to the changing political landscape?” March 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm. Register here



12/5/2016

International Consortium for Social Development 2017 Symposium

ACSWE Conference Scheduled



11/17/2016

During the 2016 CSWE Annual Program Meeting (APM), the Katherine A. Kendall Institute hosted a session titled Realizing the Vision of Katherine A. Kendall through International Education Collaborations. Presenters Lynne Healy, Terry Hokenstad, and Jody Olsen provided examples of how the Institute has developed partnerships, collaborations, and grants to foster the growth and influence of international social work concepts and models. Additionally, the KAKI Institute presented Promoting and Teaching the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals in partnership with IASSW.



10/20/2016

The Human Rights Interest Group of the Commission on Global Social Work Education invites you to join us in conversation with Emiko Soltis, PhD, executive director of Atlanta-based Freedom University on Friday November 4, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Room L504.  She and her students will discuss the challenges faced by Georgia's undocumented young people as they try to pursue higher education. Freedom University was founded to allow educational opportunities for students because Georgia law bans undocumented youths from attending Georgia's top five public universities and prohibits undocumented students from qualifying for in-state tuition.



10/5/2016

The Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE’s) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) is pleased to announce the third Now is the Time: MFP-Youth Master’s Student Cohort. The fellowship for advanced social work master’s students is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The fellowship offers financial and other supports to direct-practice focused students who are committed to providing mental health services to at-risk children, adolescents, and young adults aged 16–25 in underserved minority communities. The name and university of each member of the MFP-Youth (MFP-Y) 2016–2017 cohort follows.



10/5/2016

The Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE’s) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) is pleased to announce the third Now is the Time: MFP-Youth Master’s Student Cohort. The fellowship for advanced social work master’s students is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).



9/15/2016

The University of Prishtina, located in Kosovo, established its first BSW program in 2012. The social work program recently launched a project to collect social work books to build their library. The program is reaching out to the international community to request book donations. Their goal is to open the library next year on World Social Work Day (March 21, 2017).


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