Training for Effective Child Welfare Practice in Rural Communities Discretionary Grant Cluster
The following programs were funded through Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants were intended to enhance child welfare staff capacity to provide child welfare services in rural communities. View a brief synthesis of grantees' findings or click on a specific project title to find a report from a Children's Bureau site visit and other information about the project.
Title of Program Announcement: Training for Effective Child Welfare Practice in Rural Communities
Purpose: The purpose of this priority area was to develop, field test, revise, implement, evaluate, and disseminate a competency-based training curricula and training plans to enhance frontline and/or supervisory staff capacity to provide effective child welfare services in rural communities. For a copy of the funding opportunity announcement, please contact google 1-800-394-3366.
Funding Period: October 1, 2003 - September 30, 2008
- Portland State University Child Welfare Partnership, Graduate School of Social Work; Training for Excellence in Child Welfare Practice in Rural Oregon and Alaska
- San Diego State University School of Social Work; Tribal STAR: Addressing the Needs of Rural Native American Foster Youth
- Sonoma State University/San Jose State University; RURAL (Resources to Address the Unique Needs of Rural Communities for Availability/Accessibility of Local Services) Project
- Southwest Missouri State University; Missouri Training Program for Rural Child Welfare Workers
- Texas State University-San Marcos; Training for Effective Child Welfare Practice in Rural Communities
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Rural Success Project