The California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) Public Child Welfare program was established to increase the availability of professionally-trained social workers and child welfare staff in public social services in California. With federal Title IV-E funding, CalSWEC provides stipends for 24 students in the full-time MSW program at UCLA.
All UCLA Faculty are involved in the training of CalSWEC students. The Public Child Welfare Curriculum Planning Committee assures that the specialization requirements reflect practice needs. The faculty who anchor the Public Child Welfare Curriculum Committee include: Mary Kay Oliveri, L.C.S.W., Diplomate Laura Alongi, L.C.S.W,. Alfreda Iglehart, Ph.D., Todd Franke, Ph.D., Department Chair and Principle Investigator, and Gerry Lavina, L.C.S.W., Director of Field.
Mary Kay Oliveri, L.C.S.W., Diplomate, Field Liaison, First Year Student
(310) 993-7031, firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Alongi, L.C.S.W., Field Liaison and Instructor
(310) 206-9201, email@example.com
Sergio R. Serna, M.S.W.,Field Liaison and Instructor
(310) 794-7242, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gena Morris, Administrative Analyst
(310) 206-6048, UCLACalSWEC@luskin.ucla.edu
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