Erie County Department of Social Services Masters in Social Work Degree Program and Certificate in Trauma Counseling Award


Administered through the School’s Office of Continuing Education, this grant provides funding to 14 designated social services staff for tuition and books for their MSW degree. In addition, funding is provided for 15 social services staff to participate in the noncredit Certificate Program in Trauma Counseling to enable them to obtain specialized knowledge and skills in working with clients who have experienced trauma.

Principal Investigator: Lesa Fichte
Funding Source: Erie County Department of Social Services
Funding Period: Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2009
Funding Amount: $211,044

For more information on this project, contact Lesa Fichte at or 716-829-5847.