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Public Child Welfare Certification Program (PCWCP)

About the Program
EKU Training Resource Center serves as the lead for the Public Child Welfare Certification Program (PCWCP) that was implemented by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and eleven university undergraduate social work programs in order to better serve the children and families in this state.

The goal of this program is to fill the ranks of Child Welfare Workers with the most competent and well-trained workers who can provide high-quality services immediately following employment. The Cabinet has partnered with the Universities to offer Bachelor Social Work juniors and seniors their academic program in conjunction with participating in the Cabinet's child welfare training curricula before graduation. These students are provided instate tuition, a stipend, and must complete a two-year employment commitment with the Cabinet upon successful completion of the program.
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“PCWCP gives students a chance to actually practice what they will be doing in the workplace. It prepares students with the tools that they will be using every day in the field.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         - PCWCP Graduate

PCWCP a program of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. EKU-TRC is the program administrator. 

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