SAVE THE DATE: CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit Coming in April 2020

The 2020 CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit is an annual event that convenes child welfare social work practitioners, educators, and CalSWEC Title IV-E students. The Summit is intended to provide opportunities for a diverse group of child welfare stakeholders to network and learn from one another. This year’s Summit will be at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel on April 23 & 24, 2020. Registration and room block links will be circulated to this list and posted to our website early March, 2020. 

2020 Summit Theme and Goals: Take it to the Top: Bridging the Disconnect between Policy and Practice in Child Welfare

  • Facilitate channels of communication between policy makers and service providers
  • Transition from reactive to preventative policy making
  • Create and implement policy that is informed by those affected

Keynote Speaker 
Dr. Linda Burton, dean of the Berkeley Social Welfare, will take center stage as the 2020 Title IV-E Summit keynote speaker on Friday, April 24. 

SEEKING: Workshop Presenters Submit a workshop proposal! We are seeking interactive workshops that link to the Summit’s theme — Take it to the Top: Bridging the Disconnect between Policy and Practice in Child Welfare. The Workshop Request for Proposal deadline is January 8, 2020 6:59pm PST. Eligible presenters can be reimbursed for travel and lodging. 
SEEKING: Public Child Welfare Resource Zone Applicants We are also seeking county child welfare agencies and Tribal agencies for the PCW Resource Zone. This a tabling opportunity that connects agencies with up to 220 Title IV-E students from around the state. The deadline for PCW Resource Zone Application is January 16, 2020 6:59pm PST.

View and download the Save the Date here.

Email calswec_events@berkeley.edu if you have questions about event logistics. Email Rose Chahla, Title IV-E Assistant Director, at rose.chahla@berkeley if you have questions about the Summit content or eligibility. 

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