Rebecca Brigham, the UNC School of Social Work’s Field Education Program director, was appointed a member of the Council on Social Work Education‘s (CSWE) Council on Field Education.
CSWE is the sole accrediting body for social work education in the United States. Its Council on Field Education is a council of the Commission on Educational Policy. The Council on Field Education collaborates with the professional community to improve the quality of field programs. Additionally, the Council provides support for field directors and educators and produces and disseminates relevant knowledge.
Brigham was nominated by Dean Jack Richman and appointed by CSWE President Mildred Joyner. She will serve a three-year term, July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014.