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Directory of Social work Doctoral Programs

This directory was developed by the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) to help prospective and current students, social work faculty and others learn about the varied characteristics of social work doctoral programs in a unified format.  

Directory of Social Work Doctoral Programs >>

GADE Webinar: Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Graduate Education & Research

Join the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) for a webinar hosted by President-Elect Dr. Mimi Chapman with Dr. Hsun-Ta, Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for an informative presentation and conversation about artificial intelligence in doctoral education and research. This webinar will be hosted via Zoom on October 10, 2023. Register today!

2024 Award Nominations & Collaboration Grant Application Now Open

On behalf of the GADE Board of Directors and Awards Committee, we are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the 2024 GADE Awards and Initiative for Cross-Institutional Student Collaboration that will be presented at the 2024 Society for Social Work Research (SSWR) Annual Conference in January. Award nominations and applications are due by October 31, 2023. 

Announcing the 2023 GADE Award Winners

On behalf of the Group of Advancement for Doctoral Education (GADE) Board of Directors and Awards Committee, we are pleased to announce the 2023 GADE Award winners for the Faculty Award for Educational Leadership, the Student Award for Teaching, and the Student Award for Leadership & Service.