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New U.S. Children’s Bureau Funding for the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute, MSU School of Social Work

$24 million award for Institute to help child welfare agencies recruit and retain skilled workers

EAST LANSING, MI (October 25, 2018) — The U.S. Children’s Bureau has announced that the University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare is the recipient of new funding to continue leading the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI). The $24 million award will be paid over a five-year period that began on Sept. 29. The award is a renewal of funding received in 2008 and again in 2014.

Student Scholars Travel To D.C. For HEALS Summit

Reprinted from NASW News, April 2018

Forty-eight BSW and MSW students from across the country traveled to Washington, D.C., in March for educational sessions on health care, leadership and advocacy activities on Capitol Hill as part of the Social Work Health Care Education and Leadership Scholars (Social Work HEALS) Student Policy Summit.

The summit, which was hosted at NASW's national office, provided an opportunity for emerging social work leaders to learn about and participate in the policymaking process.

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