The following programs funded through Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants were intended to enhance practice in working effectively with Hispanic and Latino families who come in contact with the child welfare system. 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: Field Initiated Training Projects for Effective Child Welfare Practice With Hispanic Children and Families
Purpose: The purpose of this priority area was to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative child welfare training projects that address the needs of Hispanic children and families. The Children's Bureau was especially interested in field-initiated projects designed to build the capacity of frontline and supervisory staff to achieve positive outcomes for Hispanic children and families in the child welfare system. For a copy of the funding opportunity announcement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-394-3366 .
Funding Period: October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2007
Projects Funded With Links to Site Visit Reports:
- Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work; Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice With Latino Children and Families: A Child Welfare Staff Training Model
- Sonoma State University; Cultural Competency for California's Child/Family Professionals (The C4 Project)
- The University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.; Effective Child Welfare Practice With Hispanic Children and Families
- The University of Texas at Arlington; Culturally Competent Systems of Care Practices With Hispanic Children and Families