Program Name: Baccalaureate Child Welfare Program
Collaborative Partners : Youth Initiatives
DESCRIPTION: BCWEP is a partnership with the NJ Dept. of Children and Families and the Rutgers-Newark Social Work Department. Selected social work majors complete a specialized internship with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP). The program’s mission is to help fulfill the state’s goal of increasing social work professional staff to meet the mandate to protect and support children and families. Students receive tuition assistance. Upon completion of the internship, students fulfill a two-year employment obligation with the DCPP.