Title

Challenges, Changes, and Impact of the Council on Social Work Education Women's Council: An Update

Publication Date

10-2-2015

Document Type

Article

Abstract

This article highlights the contributions of the Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education (Women's Council) as well as the role and status of women in social work education. For this historical analysis update, the authors drew on several primary and secondary data sources. The first major theme was organizational development (e.g., organizational commitment, strategic planning, and sustainability). The second major theme was contributions to social work education (e.g., furthering the knowledge base, influencing accreditation standards, and monitoring equity). These major themes and subthemes remained constant from the previous publication on the history of the WC (Alvarez et al., 2008), underscoring the resilience, commitment and persistence of the WC to keep a sharp focus on infusing feminist perspectives into social work education.

Publication Title

Journal of Social Work Education

Volume

51

Issue

4

First Page

702

Last Page

722

DOI

10.1080/10437797.2015.1076279

Version

pre-print, post-print

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