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Child Welfare Education Programs

The Child Welfare Education for Baccalaureates (CWEB) program provides support to senior social work majors enrolled in 15 Pennsylvania schools of social work.  The Child Welfare Education for Leadership (CWEL) program provides support to current county child welfare employees enrolled in 12 graduate social work programs located in Pennsylvania.

Child Welfare Education Programs
University of Pittsburgh
2009 Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Toll-free Phone: (866) 275-2935
Phone: (412) 624-6310
Fax: (412) 624-1159

Child Welfare Resource Center

The Child Welfare Resource Center (CWRC) provides training, technical assistance, transfer of learning, organizational effectiveness, and support for best practice to the child welfare workforce within Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.  

For more information on CWRC, please contact:
403 East Winding Hill Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Fax: 717-795-8013

Associated Resources

To report suspected child abuse go to or call 1-800-932-0313

For information regarding changes to Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law, training for mandated and permissive reporters and child abuse clearances see

Casey Family Programs

Center for the Study of Social Policy

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Children’s Defense Fund

National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators

National Association of Social Workers

National Association of Social Workers – Pennsylvania Chapter

National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services

Pennsylvania Office of Children and Families in the Courts

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children