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Action Clusters, Working Groups, and Special Project Task Forces

 

Action Clusters

  • AC I.  A focus on practice materials identifying, producing and utilizing resources to strengthen or expand macro content and/or a macro specialization. Convener: Diane Bessel This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • AC II.  A focus on connecting with Social Workers and other professional and community colleagues by outreaching, networking, and disseminating webinars, blogs, presentations, speaking at public meetings, and social media. Convener: Kristie Holmes, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it For Webinar: Steve Burghardt, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • AC III.  A focus on expanding or strengthening professional leadership roles and connections with other social work organizations, developing strategies to mobilize various constituent groups in support of the Special Commission goals. Convener: Darlyne Bailey, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • AC IV. A focus on greater visibility for the SC and other “macro matters” strategies and activities; includes a sub-committee focusing on licensing and its impact on macro social work Conveners: Mimi Abramovitz, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • AC V. A focus on a Strategic Campaign to achieve "20% by 2020" with CSWE Board endorsement of the goal and direction to staff to undertake efforts to aid in its accomplishment. Convener: Amy Murphy Nugen, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Working Groups

  • Licensing Working Group. Part of AC IV, interested in addressing implications of licensing with macro education and practice. Convener: Linda Plitt-Donaldson, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Data and Outcomes Working Group. Part of AC V, will review and analyze CSWE data from MSW and BSW programs, review the Workforce and other data they collect, and also collect and catalogue additional qualitative and quantitative data from our constituency-including the 90+ Macro Investor Schools- on the ways they are "making macro matter." Mimi Abramovitz, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and Deb Adams, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Special Project Task Forces

The Special Commission is also proud to have task forces dedicated to two very special projects: the development of a Macro Specialization Curricular Guide in partnership with CSWE and the Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign. Find out more about these projects by visiting their pages:

  • CSWE Macro Specialization Curricular Guide <link>