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UIS - CITI collaboration gets featured on NewsChannel20

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

PartnershipUniversity of Illinois, Springfield (UIS) and CITI have forged a strategic partnership for a stronger child welfare workforce and stronger families.

The key objectives are to:

  • Support UIS Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) education program and coursework with current child welfare solution features.
  • Gain user-centric feedback on child welfare solution features.
  • Enhance child welfare skill development, and assessment and decision-making practices that can increase critical thinking skills.
  • Build evaluation studies to create evidence-based practice tools.
  • Support the expansion of simulated learning programs to bring a life-of-case lens to simulated child welfare learning models.
  • Expand access to simulation training through technology innovation like virtual reality (VR).


This partnership and CITI's child welfare solution was featured by NewsChannel20. Click here to view the article.

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