• Child Welfare Fellows: Leadership Training for Child Welfare Workers
    by Mandel School on June 14, 2015 at 11:23 am

    The Child Welfare Fellows program, which was created in 2009 to increase the number of public child welfare employees with social work master’s degrees, has been funded again and expanded. In its first five years of funding, the specialized training program has been awarded more than $1.1 million from the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute […]

  • New Federal Award to Fund Health Integration and Training for At-Risk Youth
    by Mandel School on June 13, 2015 at 11:55 am

    A new training program at the Mandel School aims to close the gap in behavioral health care services for at-risk children and transition-age young adults ages 18 to 25 while preparing social work master’s students for careers in advanced clinical practice. The training program, known as Health Integration Training Expansion (HITE), is funded by a […]

  • Researchers propose new streamlined way to analyze TSCC and trauma in children
    by Mandel School on June 5, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    The 54-question Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children (TSCC) has been used for decades to test how trauma affects youth in hopes of developing the best treatment and support possible. But interpreting the results can be labor intensive and difficult because the work is done manually and involves a complex matrix from which to draw conclusions. […]