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CSWE welcomes media inquiries and can assist in locating experts in the social work education field. For more information, contact  Julie Montross, Vice President of Communications and Marketing.

12/11/2014

A recording of the webinar, How to Become a Certified Application Counselor: Opportunities for Social Workers, is now available! This webinar featured social workers practitioners and educators who shared their enrollment experiences and best practices for helping people connect with health insurance coverage. Step-by-step instructions on how to become a CAC were also provided by CMS representatives.
12/11/2014

New presentations from select sessions of the 2014 Gero-Ed Track at the CSWE Annual Program Meeting are now available! Topics include community-based aging initiatives, preparing students with person-centered and participant-directed competencies, and preparing gero social work students to work in changing health care settings.
12/8/2014
In partnership with the Veterans Health Administration, the Gero-Ed Center hosted successful Hartford Partnership Program for Aging....
11/25/2014
Edgar Barens, visiting media specialist in the Jane Addams College of Social Work’s Addams Center for....
11/25/2014
Alexandria, VA, November 25, 2014 – University of Pennsylvania law professor Regina Austin and PennLaw graduates Shikha Bhattacharjee....
11/20/2014
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced awards to 62 master's level social work programs (MSW) under the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals program. The grants will fund stipends for MSW students preparing to work with children and youth
11/4/2014
November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and CSWE’s blog, Moving Pictures, is featuring the Living with Alzheimer’s Project—four short films that portray the responses of families affected by Alzheimer’s disease in the hopes of supporting other families in the same situation.
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).
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!
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