Jane Addams Child Welfare Traineeship Project
The Jane Addams Child Welfare Traineeship Project is an educational program that provides advanced training to select students in the final year of the Master of Social Work program who are committed to a career in child welfare.
Download, fill out, and submit the appropriate application and supporting materials
Applications are due by February 8, 2019 for current students; May 31, 2019 for advanced standing students.
Students will participate in an educational program that increases their knowledge and skills in core child welfare competencies and prepares them for effective practice in child welfare settings. The educational program includes a focus on priority areas of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS): systems of care, trauma-informed practice, building protective factors, and addressing the over-representation of children of color. Requirements include:
Completion of this traineeship will prepare you to successfully pass the Illinois Child Welfare Licensing Exam (CWEL), the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) exam, the Child Endangerment Risk Assessment Protocol (CERAP), and Placement Specialty Exam.
Submit applications and direct questions to:
Faith Johnson Bonecutter, MSW, LCSW
JACSW, Office: 4329