Enhancements    

CHILD WELFARE SERVICES SOCIAL WORK TRAINING PROGRAM

CHILD WELFARE SERVICES SOCIAL WORK TRAINING PROGRAM
PI: Candyce Berger
Co-PI: Kathryn Schmidt, Alma Armendariz
Sponsor: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Social Work
Amount awarded: $405,862

The UTEP Social Work Department will assist the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) by operating a staff development and training program that supports the goals and objectives in the Child and Family Services state plan for Title IV-E training in Region 10. Through undergraduate and graduate education in social work, the program is designed to enhance the skills of current and prospective Child Protective Services workers and to provide opportunities for ongoing foster parent and staff training in child welfare practice, investigations, foster parent training, leadership, case planning, case management, permanency planning, child safety, and court preparation and testimony.

Posting date: Thu, 06/08/2017

Award start date: Sat, 07/01/2017
Award end date: Thu, 06/30/2022