Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 




Support


The Institute provides professional development activities designed to enhance service delivery to children and families.  The Institute’s support activities have traditionally focused on supporting  professionals through continuing education and the development of systems designed to enhance effective and coordinated delivery of services to children and their families.  Activities include:


  • The Children FIRST Scholars program that provides scholarships for ten advanced level  MSW students annually
  • Post-graduate training in the treatment of  interpersonal trauma
  • Post-graduate training in the management of  non-profit agencies servicing children and families
  • Consultation regarding program innovation  and development
  • Continuous quality improvement activities  including data collection and analysis
  • Curriculum development in areas including:  children’s mental health; intimate partner  violence; children and adolescents in foster  care, substance abuse; HIV and serving  educational needs of  highly mobile families
  • Conferences and other forums designed to educate professionals about emerging issues  in  the field






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