Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program

*Students admitted to the MSW Hybrid Program are not eligible for the Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend. The Title IV-E application is a seperate application process and will be available to applicants after admission to the MSW stateside program.

Fall 2019 Application Deadline - May 20, 2019.  Application will become available in March.

Stipend Applicant Interviews is scheduled Friday, June 7, 2019.

The Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program, as part of the Department of Social Work (MSW) program, provides a graduate education, a competency based curriculum, and financial aid. The Child Welfare Training program was created to increase the number of practitioners in public child welfare who hold a master’s degree in Social Work. Upon graduation, students must work in a county child welfare services agency or California Department of Social Services (CDSS) child welfare division for a period of two (2) years.

Eligibility for 2 Year Title IV-E Stipend Program

Students admitted to the two year MSW program, who qualify will receive an award of $37,000 spread over two years. In addition, students must demonstrate a commitment to a career in public child welfare through a separate application process.

Eligibility for 3 Year Title IV-E Stipend Program

Students admitted to the three year MSW program who qualify are current employees of a county, social services or state human services agency, will receive support in the form of reimbursement for all required educational program costs and qualifying transportation expenses.

First Year Students - Fall 2018

Child Welfare Competencies & Process Logs

3-Year Program - PT Students


Contact the Title IV-E Office:

Elizabeth Magaña, Title IV-E Admin Coordinator
Phone: (209) 667-3859
E-mail: emagana@csustan.edu


Image of Paul SivakPaul Sivak, Title IV-E Project Coordinator
Phone: 209-667-3205