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8/10/2021
CSWE is proud to present the grantees for the sixth cycle of the Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education grant program. These projects will prepare future social workers and researchers to practice within an increasingly interdependent and interconnected global community.
8/5/2021
The CSWE Board of Directors on June 25, 2021, humbly adopted an acknowledgement of and apology for social work education’s role in harms committed against Indigenous and Tribal Peoples. The statement includes 6 ways to improve awareness and deepen a commitment to social justice throughout social work education.
7/30/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, with cases surging due to the Delta variant in a population that has not yet reached herd immunity (which according to the CDC will be achieved when 80% of the population is fully vaccinated). Many are wondering: What will the fall look like? What will practice look like? What will our learning environment look like? How will the regulatory landscape change? Although we celebrate the availability of multiple safe and highly effective vaccines, we recognize that “reopening” our society, and ongoing recovery, will take a different form than we may have anticipated.
 
7/14/2021
CSWE is proud to be part of a national campaign to double the maximum Pell Grant to $13,000 and help more students earn a degree, get a good-paying job, and achieve a brighter future. The campaign features a new website, doublepell.org, that provides students and families with the tools to communicate with Congress, engage on social media, and share personal stories about how the Pell Grant has helped them—and express their support for doubling Pell.
7/2/2021
Despite recent events, the 2021 APM will be held November 4–7 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Unfortunately, we cannot absorb the financial penalties that would be incurred by breaking our contracts and agreements at this time. We ask for your understanding on this matter and for your active engagement as social workers to help us meet this challenge.
6/21/2021
CSWE reiterates opposition to a slew of proposed laws that are designed to restrict colleges and universities from teaching "divisive concepts," including racism.   
6/16/2021
More social work students are pursuing doctoral degrees today compared to 5 years ago, according to a new report produced by the Council on Social Work Education and the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work. The report highlights trends in enrollment for practice doctorate and research doctorate programs, degrees conferred, curriculum, student demographics, and more. 
6/15/2021
The 2021 CSWE Election has officially concluded! Thanks to the thoughtful participation of its members, CSWE has now elected 11 new members of the Board of Directors and National Nominating Committee. Read more about the newly appointed members.
5/27/2021
At a time when higher education faces many uncertainties, enrollment and student interest in social work programs remain strong. According to new CSWE research, 76.4% of programs indicated that applications for the fall 2021 semester have increased or remained flat. 
5/19/2021
With funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, CSWE partnered with 32 schools of social work to develop a high-quality standardized substance use disorder curriculum for accredited schools and programs of social work.
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