General News Archives


9/15/2016

Students from Indiana University School of Social Work had the opportunity to meet the United States Ambassador to Croatia, Julieta Valls Noyes, during their summer 2016 international service learning course, Social Work Practice in Postwar Communities. During the visit the students had the opportunity to tour the U.S. Embassy and meet with key officials. The students used this meeting to ask government officials about their perspectives on the role of the international community in postwar community reconstruction, which was the focus of their summer studies. The embassy staff also took the opportunity to inform the students about working in the foreign service and encouraged them to consider it as a career.



8/18/2016

CSWE Council on Global Social Issues member S. Megan Berthold and Mary Buser, both members of Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement (SWASC), have written an informational brief discussing the use of solitary confinement in the U.S. criminal justice system, how solitary confinement violates the human rights of those who are victims of this form of punishment, and how social workers are organizing to combat this practice.



8/18/2016

CSWE Council on Global Social Issues member S. Megan Berthold and Mary Buser, both members of Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement (SWASC), have written an informational brief discussing the use of solitary confinement in the U.S. criminal justice system, how solitary confinement violates the human rights of those who are victims of this form of punishment, and how social workers are organizing to combat this practice.



6/10/2016

The CSWE Global Commission Hokenstad Lecture Committee has selected Darja Zaviršek of the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia to be the 2016 Hokenstad Lecturer. Her presentation, "The Humanitarian Crisis of Migration: Current Dimensions and Challenges for Social Work Practice," will be given at the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, November 5, 2016.



5/17/2016

$1 million grant will train social workers to improve health-care system.



4/7/2016

Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award
Larry E. Davis, dean of the School of Social Work, Donald M. Henderson Chair, and founding director of the Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh
 
Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award
Faye Mishna, dean of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Chair in Child and Family, University of Toronto
 



3/15/2016

The CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Hokenstad Lecture. The lecture will be given during the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, November 5, from 9:15 am–10:15 am. The 2016 Hokenstad lecturer will be provided international airfare (economy class), 2 nights of hotel accommodation, a conference registration, and an honorarium of $1,000 (US).



3/9/2016

Thirty nine master’s students from 23 social work programs received training, March 6th–8th, in Alexandria, VA. These MFP-Youth fellows represent the second cohort of advanced social work students committed to providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and transition age youths. In addition to in-person and webinar trainings, the fellowship offers financial and other professional development supports. The fellowship is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).



3/9/2016

Faculty from three diverse gero social work programs share their innovations for keeping their programs current and appealing, including takeaways that participants can adapt to enhance their own programs and recruit students.



2/23/2016

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is pleased to announce the organization has been accepted as an institutional member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC).


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