Senior Extension Associate Definition
1)provides leadership and support for integrating research and extension intoprograms which address community & economic vitality issues; 2) fosterscollaborative programming among faculty and off-campus Extensioneducators; and 3) establishes effective working relationships with local, state,regional and national agencies and organizations.2)array of issues related to regional community and economic development,including community capacity building, learning networks, the role of highereducation institutions in economic development, sustainable communities,agriculture and food systems, leadership and organizational development,impact assessment, and professional networks for peer-support andcollaboration.
University of the Philippines College of Social Work and Community Development
(UP-CSWCD) was initiated as aSocial WelfareSection within the Department of Sociology andSocial Welfare in 1950 in the then College of Liberal Arts of theUniversity of the PhilippinesDiliman. The present College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD) becamea separate Department of Social Work by 1961 and evolved into the Institute of Social Work andCommunity Development in 1969 as mandated by R.A. 5174 which was passed in 1967. Itsreclassification as a full-fledged college under theUniversity of the Philippineswas prompted bythe University's move to standardize the nomenclature of academic units performing similar functions. The CSWCD offers graduate and undergraduate programs in both social work andcommunity development, as well as masters program on women and development.The CSWCD