CWERP COVID-19 Information

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted academic programs across the country and most universities have now shifted to remote operations.  In-person classes have moved to virtual/online teaching and internships have been altered and/or discontinued. 
The Child Welfare Education and Research Program (CWERP) team is now working remotely.  The best way to reach us is via email.  Our operations continue and we will respond to any questions or concerns you have as quickly as possible.
Current CWEB and CWEL students should follow the guidance issued by their school program regarding campus activity and virus mitigation measures.. Please follow the guidance issued by your school program regarding field work and classes.  Each partnering school program has COVID-19 information posted on their website.  The CWERP faculty and staff remain committed to your participation in our child welfare programs and our operations continue.  
Current information regarding Pennsylvania's response to the COVID-19 pandemic is available at:    
You can also refer to recent guidance issued by the Council on Social Work Education regarding an alteration in field hours required for social work students and the temporary closure of licensure testing centers at
For more information about how the Pitt School of Social Work is operating, or for faculty, staff, student, and community resources please visit the Pitt School of Social Work COVID-19 webpage: