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College of Social Work & Community Development
University of the Philippines

Working with individuals, groups, and communities.


Initiated as a Social Welfare Section within the Department of Sociology and Social Welfare in 1950 in the then College of Liberal Arts, the present College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD) became a separate Department of Social Work by 1961 and evolved into the Institute of Social Work and Community Development in 1969 through R.A. 5174 which was passed in 1967. Read more

Photos by: Matt Wamil, Kyung-Ho Kim and REDO

Training on Engaging in Advocacy Work

The UP-CSWCD & REDO conducted a 4 day training entitled, "Engaging in Advocacy Work: An Essential Skill for Social Development Practitioners" on April 21-24, 2015. The training aims to enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the participants in program and legislative advocacy particularly at the local level. See more.

Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Enterprise child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Bottom #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Bottom #2. It is using the Genesis - User Profile widget to display what you see on the Enterprise child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - User Profile widget into the Home Bottom #2 widget area on the right hand side.

College of Social Work and Community Development