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CWTAP Application Process


The first step of the process is to apply for and be accepted into Eastern Washington University's Master of Social Work Program. An application must be either accepted or pending before applying to CWTAP.

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    The first step is to apply to the EWU Master of Social Work Program.  An application must be either accepted or pending before applying to CWTAP. 

    Applicants must be willing to commit, upon acceptance to the CWTAP, to a specified period of employment with CA following graduation.

    CWTAP students who do not hold permanent employment status with CA at the time of graduation must be prepared to seek and accept a permanent CA position wherever available, statewide.


    Application Information by Program Site


    The Everett part-time program is not currently accepting applications for CWTAP.  For more information about the CWTAP application process for the Everett part-time program, please contact Cathi Plummer at (425) 405.1628,  or For overall CWTAP program information, please contact Shawnti Johnson at (360) 651.6915,

    The new Spokane Hybrid part-time program is not currently accepting applications for CWTAP. The Hybrid program serves students throughout Eastern Washington in a combined distance learning and classroom format. For more information about the application process for CWTAP in the Spokane Hybrid part-time program, please contact Debbie Charron at (509) 363.3346 or For more information about CWTAP in the Spokane Hybrid part-time program, please contact Gerry Charvat at (509) 363.4629 or

    The Cheney full-time 2nd year program is not currently accepting CWTAP applications. The Cheney full-time 1st year proagram is not currently accepting CWTAP aplications. For more information about the CWTAP application process for the Cheney full-time program, please contact Debbie Charron at (509) 363.3346 or For more information about Cheney's CWTAP program in general, please contact Gerry Charvat at (509) 363.4629 or

    The Vancouver part-time program is not currently accepting applications for CWTAP. For more information about the CWTAP application process, please contact Patti Kirsch Daggett at (360)992.2081 or For more information about Vancouver's CWTAP program in general, please contact Diana Patterson at (425) 405.1624 or

    The CWTAP application materials are in pdf format. Please make sure that your computer has Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    The following forms are needed to complete the application process:

    Contact Information

    Diana Patterson, CWTAP Director
    208 Senior Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 425.405.1624
    fax: 425.405.1601

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