Current Projects

Mixed-methods study of organizational supports used by private child welfare agencies to facilitate evidence use

Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD) - Federally funded research grant to strengthen the country's child welfare agency workforce, and ultimately to improve the lives of the children it serves.

HRSA Grant Award - The University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work and Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging have been awarded a $1.92M Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program grant. The awarded amount of the grant is $480,000 per year for a four-year period. Dr. Anna Faul is the Program Director of the new grant.

Robert Wood Johnson Project Award

CHAMPS II - Creating Healthy Adolescents through Meaningful Prevention Services

JSOCCP – Juvenile Sexual Offending Counselor Certification Program

The Women’s Health Research Study

CFL – Credit for Learning Program

STRC – Survivors of Torture Recovery Center

CPRR – Center for Promoting Recovery and Resilience of Traumatized Children and Youth

Safespace - Promotes early identification and treatment of trauma and behavioral health needs of children entering out-of-home care.

First Step Next - Interventional programs targeting social competency, problem behavior, and academic engagement in school settings for students with challenging behavior.

HTRI - Human Trafficking Research Initiative

Stepping Up 4 Your Child - Aims to enhance non-custodial fathers’ involvement with their children through a program of fatherhood and healthy relationship education, as well as economic self sufficiency case management.

CWTP - Child Welfare Training Project's primary goal is to strengthen the Commonwealth's child welfare, family preservation, and juvenile service components of the social service system through the delivery of high quality staff training and educational programs.