The Title IV-E Program provides professional educations and monetary assistance to undergraduate and graduate social work students who intend to pursue or continue a career in the field of public child welfare.
All students interested in pursuing a career in public child welfare enrolled in the following School of Social Work programs.
- BASW Program
- Advanced Standing Program
- 2-Year MSW Program
- 3-Year MSW Program (on campus & online)
Fourth floor of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences building room, SB-402.
Applying / Awards Process
BASW Students: complete the additional Title IV-E stipend application.
MSW Students: apply for the MSW program via Cal State Apply and complete the additional Title IV-E program application.
Classes / Field
All Title IV-E students are in field placement on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Advanced Standing: 20 hours per week, 600 hours per year.
BASW, 2-Year, and 3-Year MSW Programs: 16 hours per week, 480 hours per year.
Yes, undergraduate students need to take SW 3200 and graduate students need to take SW 6038. Graduate research projects of Title IV-E recipients need to be on a topic relevant to Public Child Welfare.
The Job Preview Video can share what working in Public Child Welfare looks like.
You have up to 1 year to find employment in a qualifying agency. If you are already employed by a qualifying agency, you have six months to secure employment.