Friday, April 22, 2016

House to become lab for training of child welfare workers

A formerly vacant building in Springfield will be used to train students and professionals in child welfare services.

The University of Illinois Springfield plans to use the house on the north side of its campus as a Residential Simulation Lab. Training there will be done in a partnership with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

A mock courtroom on campus also will be used to train people who work directly with abused or neglected children.

The story was reported by the Associated Press on April 22, 2016.

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