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National Center for Child Welfare ExcellenceNational Center for Child Welfare Excellence

The NCCWE takes a broad child welfare perspective, embracing an interest in policies and practices that promote the well-being, safety, and permanency of all children and youths while devoting special attention to those facing significant challenges in their environments. Our perspective also encompasses their families and their communities, recognizing that we cannot improve circumstances for children and youths without engaging families and these key systems of care. http://www.nccwe.org

 


Center for the Advancement of Critical Time InterventionThe Center for the Advancement of Critical Time Intervention

The Center for the Advancement of Critical Time Intervention (CACTI) advances the dissemination of CTI, an evidence-based care-coordination model that strengthens support for vulnerable people during times of transition in their lives. Through its global network, the Center promotes collaboration among CTI practitioners, trainers, and researchers on promising adaptations and enhancements to the model. http://www.criticaltime.org


Silberman Aging: A Hartford Center of Excellence in Diverse Aging

Silberman Aging: A Hartford Center of Excellence in Diverse Aging, funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation and one of five Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work across the country, builds upon the Silberman School of Social Work’s existing strengths in gerontology. Silberman Aging promotes inter-professional, community focused leadership in social work in aging by developing and supporting initiatives through its intersecting Education, Training and Lifelong Learning, Research, and Policy and Practice departments. All of the Center’s activities support healthy aging among older adults, with an emphasis on developing and disseminating knowledge on the complex needs of racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, and LGBT older adults. http://silbermanaging.org


 
PROVEProject for Return and Opportunity in Veterans Education

The Project for Return and Opportunity in Veterans Education (PROVE) was founded to serve student veterans by assisting their transition from military service to college life and beyond. PROVE’s goal is to help improve retention and graduation rates among student veterans by working with student veterans and utilizing their special skills and talents. http://proveveterans.org/

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