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GADE Mission
To promote rigor in doctoral education in social work, focusing on preparing scholars, researchers, and educators who function as stewards of the discipline. 

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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 >>

Board of Directors Call for Nominations

On behalf of the Group for the Advancement for Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE), we invite nominations for three (3) open positions on the Board of Directors. All Board Members shall serve a 3-year term, and they may be re-elected for one consecutive term.

Academic Job Search for Doctoral Social Work Students from Migrant Backgrounds

We are happy to report that under the GADE-supported Cross-institutional Student Collaboration Initiative "Students from Migrant Backgrounds in Doctoral Programs in Social Work: Increasing Access and Creating Conditions for Success" are hosting a public event open to doctoral social work students on April 25, 2022 at 12pm Eastern.

2022 GADE Conference to be Hosted Virtually

On behalf of the GADE Board of Directors, the University of Utah College of Social Work and the 2022 GADE conference hosts, Christina Gringeri (Chair) and Chi-Fang Wu (co-Chair), we write to inform you that the 2022 GADE Conference will be held virtually on May 23-25, 2022.