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To promote excellence and equity in social work doctoral education through networking, capacity building, and stewardship of the profession.

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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 >>

2023 GADE Award Nominations

We are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the three 2023 GADE Awards that will be presented at the 2023 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting (APM) in October. Award nominations are due by May 15, 2023. 

GADE Announces 2023 Quality Guidelines

Approved by the GADE membership, the Guidelines serve as a vital resource for the development, administration, and ongoing assessment of social work PhD programs

Social Work Leadership Roundtable Joint Statement on DEI, Anti-Racism, and Systems Change

A joint statement on behalf of the Social Work Leadership Roundtable (i.e., American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, Association of Social Work Boards, Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Council on Social Work Education, Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work, Grand Challenges for Social Work, National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work, National Association of Black Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, and Saint Louis Group).