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Educational Initiatives

The Children and Families Institute’s social work professional development activities enhance the services provided to children and families. We offer:

  • The Children and Families Institute Scholars program, which 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.