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Title of Program Announcement: Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff Recruitment and Retention Training
Purpose: The purpose of this priority area is to develop, field test, revise, implement, evaluate, and disseminate an effective and comprehensive training curriculum and model for recruiting and retaining a competent work force in public child welfare agencies. For a copy of the funding opportunity announcement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-394-3366.
Funding Period: October 1, 2003 - September 30, 2008
- Fordham University; Recruitment and Retention of Child Welfare Staff by Building Management Capacity
- Michigan State University; Child Welfare Services Training
- The Regents of the University of Michigan; Recruitment and Retention of Child Welfare Professionals Program
- University at Albany, State University of New York; An Innovative Model to Improve Recruitment and Retention
- University of Denver (Colorado Seminary); Western Regional Recruitment and Retention Project
- University of Iowa; Improving Recruitment and Retention in Public Child Welfare
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Child Welfare Staff Recruitment and Retention: An Evidence-Based Training Model
- University of Southern Maine; Child Welfare Recruitment and Retention Project