Social Workers Advancing through Grounded Education (SAGE)

The SAGE program recruits, trains, and financially supports Native and non-Native students as they complete 360 hours of their Brown School practica.

The CICM and the Buder Center have developed strong relationships nationally with American Indian & Alaska Native experts in the field of social work and child maltreatment. The SAGE program supports Brown School students in completing practica with Native organizations. Through SAGE, recipients are provided stipends for living expenses during their practicum in Indian Country.

Masters Certificate & Concentration Program

The Center for Violence and Injury Prevention (CVIP) promotes healthy young families and healthy young adults by advancing evidence-based violence prevention through education, research, & training activities.

Predoctoral Institute (LEAD)

The CICM hosts an annual two-and-a-half day Predoctoral Summer Institute for up to 12 underrepresented minority (URM) professionals who are interested in pursuing a PhD in social work, public health, or public policy in the areas of child abuse and neglect/child and family well-being.  

Professional Development

Both the Brown School of Social Work and SLU School of Social Work offer opportunities for professional development, including workshops and lectures.