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93.648 Child Welfare Services Training Grants
ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Social Security Act, Section 426(a) (1) (c), 42 U.S.C. 626 (a) (1) (c), as amended.
To develop competency-based curricula to train child welfare agency staff to assist children and families in the public child welfare system.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Grants are made to accredited public or other nonprofit institutions of higher learning for special projects for training personnel for work in the field of child welfare.
Applicant Eligibility: Accredited institutions of higher learning.
Pre-application Coordination: Institutions applying for training grants are advised to consult with Headquarters Office concerning their proposals. Standard application forms, as furnished by DHHS must be used for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements; however, administratively-required matching, when required, is described in the program announcement.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Biannual progress reports and semi-annual fiscal reports are required.
Account Identification: 75-1536-0-1-506.
In fiscal year 2001, 42 grants were awarded. It is anticipated that 38 grants will be awarded in fiscal year 2002 and 37 grants awarded in fiscal year 2003.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
No regulations codified in 45 CFR 1300.
Regional or Local Office: Contact the Regional Administrator, ACF.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Interdisciplinary training projects; projects to support professional education for child welfare practices; innovative training for exemplary practice; and cross program training.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
An assessment is made of: (1) The degree to which the proposal shows promise of meeting specific objectives defined in the annual program announcement; (2) reasonableness of cost; and (3) qualifications of the institution applying and staff.