Training centers look to centralize with relocation

Employees of the Child Welfare Training Center at California State University, Long Beach home will vacate the Foundation Building on State University Drive at the end of June. The center hosted one of its last training sessions Monday. The decision to close the center is based on the need to merge the training locations taking part in the Inter-University Consortium on Child Welfare in Southern California. “Centralizing the training centers makes training more convenient,” Center Director Monica Malin said. Each location will close and combine in order to make a headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles. The CWTC is one of six university programs in Southern California that takes part in Title-IV training program to prepare newly hired DCFS Children’s Social Workers and the ongoing education and professional development of the Department's staff, according to the CWTC website. Each university trains social workers in L.A. County, which consists of the social work graduate programs at CSULB, California State University, Los Angeles, University of Southern California, University of California Los Angeles, California State University, Northridge and California State University, Dominguez Hills. At the training session, entitled Sexual Health Conversation, participants learned how to address sexual health with foster youths. The CWTC partnered

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