Welcome to CalSWEC
Welcome to the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC), the nation's largest state coalition of social work educators and practitioners.
Hosted by the University of California, Berkeley School of Social Welfare, CalSWEC was created in 1990 by a partnership of social work educators and practitioners dedicated to developing a professional social service workforce to effectively serve California's diverse population. (Read more about CalSWEC's history.)
- CalSWEC Curriculum Competencies: April 9 is the deadline for receipt of comments on the draft of these nine competencies.
- Research Capstone Award for MSW Students: April 3 is the deadline for applications for the award. Read more about the award and download the Application Form. Read about what inspired the winners from 2016 and 2015.
- March is Social Worker Month: "Social Workers Stand Up" for millions of people everyday. Read how CalSWEC alum are doing their part.
- A Message from Our Executive Director: During these changing times, Dr. Virginia Rondero Hernandez urges the entire CalSWEC community to join in CalSWEC's vital efforts to support its mission and Strategic Plan.
- What's Not to Like: Have you checked CalSWEC's Facebook page lately? See what you've been missing.
- Sweet Tweets: Don't miss CalSWEC's latest Tweets!