Social Work

Building Curriculum

Organizations

International Federation of Social Workers, Climate Justice Program

 

Program Plans

Council on Social Work Education’s Committee on Environmental Justice: recommendations on how social work education should consider integrating issues of environmental justice into the social work curriculum

CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards for Baccalaureate and Master’s Social Work Programs (2015)

Course Materials

Textbooks

Social Work Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability

Powers and Rinkel (Eds.). (n.d.). Social Work Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability. International Federation of Social Workers.

Powers and Rinkel (Eds.). (n.d.). Social Work Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability Volume 2. International Federation of Social Workers.

 

Presentations

Kemp, S. P., & Palinkas, L. A. (2015). Strengthening the Social Response to the Human Impacts of Environmental Change. American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, 32.

Online Courses

Embracing Climate Justice Work: Global Lessons and Applications for Social Workers in Everyday Contexts. Created by the National Association of Social Workers as a Specialty Practice Session. Hosted by Social Work Online CE Institute. 

The Person in a Warming Environment: Social Work Ethics and Global Warming. Created by the National Association of Social Workers. Hosted by Social Work Online CE Institute.

Articles

Laurio (2020). Climate Change: Social Work Addresses Environmental Impacts on Physical and Mental Health. NASW - National Association of Social Workers. 

Dorn (2019). Climate Change and Health: A Call to Social Workers. The National Association of Social Workers.

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