Funding provided by US Department of Human Services Administration for Children and Families & Oregon Department of Human Services, Ongoing.
Child welfare -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Oregon, Social work education -- Oregon, Child Welfare Education Program (CWEP) -- Evaluation
The Child Welfare Education Program (CWEP) is a partnership between Portland State University’s School of Social Work and Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS), Child Welfare Agency. The mission of the program is to improve outcomes to children and families who come in contact with State or Tribal Child Welfare by strengthening the child welfare workforce.The program assists state and tribal child welfare employees and recruits in pursuing a Bachelor or Master of Social Work degree with a focus of study in child welfare, providing tuition assistance, specialized course work and educational support.The current CWEP evaluation focuses on providing formative evaluation data to University and agency stakeholders. The evaluation aims to identify areas of strength and needed improvement at all stages of the CWEP process from application through payback and retention.
Waid, Jeffrey David; Holder, Lea Ann; Lowrey, Marty; and Cahn, Katharine, "Title IV-E Child Welfare Education Program Evaluation" (2016). Child Welfare. 4.