Education & Training
- Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Council on Disability and Persons with Disabilities
The council functions to develop social work education resources that are related to issues surrounding disability and the experiences of individuals with disabilities. The council also works to facilitate the full participation of people with disabilities in social work education and is ready to assist in all endeavors related to issues of disability within this field. Finally, the council advocates to include social, political, and economic matters involving disability and individuals with disabilities in the framework of social work education.
An overview of the social work profession’s stance on developmental disabilities (DD) and its contemporary commitment to serving those with DD and their families, and offers links to resources and research-based publications. Research in the arena of disabilities is approached from a variety of perspectives, ranging from the interpersonal to the political.