Child Welfare Education Project

Plymouth State University and the New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth and Families

The Child Welfare Education project at Plymouth State University was established in 2000 to provide child welfare education and training to undergraduate social work students. The project is funded through the Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services with Title IV-E of the Social Security Act federal funding and grants and contracts to the University.

The project provides:

  • Educational preparation for child welfare practice for B.S.W. students
  • 450-hour social work practicum in a DCYF regional office
  • DCYF in-service staff training (workshops/conferences)
  • Curriculum development and collaboration
  • Inter-agency collaboration and support for family-centered services and support

For more information please contact: Kristina Lind, Ph.D., Project Director
(603) 535-3077

Cynthia Moniz, Ph.D., M.S.W., Chair, Social Work Department
(603) 535-2538