Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program

Fall 2018 Child Welfare Title IV-E Application.pdf application deadline extended 

*NOTE: If you are interested in theTitle IV-E, Child Welfare Training Program and have applied for Fall 2018 MSW admission you may submit a IV-E application without an offer letter or waitlist letter from the department.

APPLICATION DEADLINE for Fall of 2018 is June 11, 2018.

*Students admitted to the MSW Hybrid Program are not eligible for the Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend

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

Child Welfare Competencies & Process Logs

3-Yr PT Students


Employment Verification & Search Documents

Title IV-E Alumni

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