The Barry University School of Social Work will be partnering with the Department of Children and Families to educate qualified social work students to focus on the much needed area of child abuse and neglect in the state of Florida. This program is designed to ensure that students will be prepared to pass the test for certification and be employed as a case manager or child protective investigator, by-passing a portion of the required pre-service training.
- Eligible students will receive a$6,000 stipend per year for up to two years.
- Part time graduate students will receive $4,000 per year for up to three years.
- Graduates will be prepared to take the Certification exam and earn a certificate in Child Welfare Practice if offered by the university they attend.
- Stipend students will have access to faculty mentors with extensive childwelfare experience who are hired to work specifically with stipend students.
- Students who receive a stipend will have fulfilled most of the pre-service employee training course required by DCF.
For more information on the program requirements, contact:
Mitch Rosenwald, PhD, Program Coordinator