Stipends for students engaged in fieldwork are available through funding from several partner agencies:
Public Child Welfare The California Social Work Education Center (CALSWEC) Stipend Amount: $18,500 Years of Funding: 2 years Post-degree Work Commitment: 2 years
University Consortium for Children and Families (UCCF) Stipend Amount: $18,500. Years of Funding: 1 Year (second year only) Post-degree work commitment: 1 year
Gerontological Social Work Southern California Geriatric Social Work Education Stipend Amount: $4,000 - $6,000 Years of Funding: 1 year (second year only) Post-degree Work Commitment: none
Mental Health The California Social Work Education Center (CALSWEC)** Stipend Amount: $18,500 Years of Funding: 1 year (second year only) Post-degree Work Commitment: 1 year **Bilingual abilities are a plus for candidates.
Agency Based Stipends
Below is a partial listing of agencies that have provided stipends in the past.
California Hospital-Pico Union
City of Santa Monica
Harbour Area Halfway House
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanente, Watts Counseling and Learning Center
LA County DCFS, EASE-IN
LA County DCFS, Human Services Agency-Child & Family