About Us

Founded in 1952, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is the national association representing social work education in the United States. Its members include over 750 accredited baccalaureate and master’s degree social work programs, as well as individual social work educators, practitioners, and agencies dedicated to advancing quality social work education. Through its many initiatives, activities, and centers, CSWE supports quality social work education and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development, so that social workers play a central role in achieving the profession’s goals of social and economic justice. CSWE’s Commission on Accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the United States and its territories.


What's New

Join CSWE on December 5, 2018, at 1:00 pm ET for a live webinar about accreditation of practice doctoral programs. CSWE will share updates about the process and invite feedback on the current draft of accreditation standards.

The Council on Social Work Education and the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network are participating in a TwitterChat on how to prevent, intervene and support people with opioid use disorders.
 
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is pleased to announce the Premier and Platinum Sponsors for its 64th Annual Program Meeting (APM). CSWE gives special thanks to these sponsors for their generous support. Read more
​CSWE is pleased to announce the release of a final report, State of Field Education Survey: A Survey of Directors of Field Education on Administrative Models, Staffing, and ResourcesThe report helps answer many critical questions about how our field education programs are organized, who is leading them, and various resources needed.

The 2017 Annual Statistics on Social Work Education in the United States report is available now. Read the report to learn more about the status of social work education. Learn more

62nd Annual Program Meeting                  

UNIVERISTY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE
School of Social Work

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Promise Heights, an initiative led by the University of Maryland School of Social Work, a 5-year, $30 million grant to continue its efforts to improve the lives of children and families in the West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights.

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