Child Welfare Graduate Certificate
When combined with a Carsey School master's degree program, the Child Welfare Graduate Certificate program expands student career pathways in public child welfare and will aid in increasing valuable resources toward supporting children and families vulnerable to child abuse and neglect.
This program is designed to educate individuals interested in improving the quality of life for children and families vulnerable to abuse and neglect.
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Curriculum & Requirements
- SW 805 ~ Child and Adolescent Risks and Resiliency: Program, Policy, and Practice
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Child Maltreatment and Child Protection)
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Leadership in Child Welfare)
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Trauma Informed Child Welfare Practice)
- SW 813 ~ School Social Work
- SW 814 ~ Introduction to Addiction: Assessment and Intervention
- SW 860 ~ Research Methods in Social Work
- SW 870 ~ Intimate Partner Violence
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Mental Health Aspects of IDD)
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Social Work and Spirituality)
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Understanding Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges)
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Forensic Mental Healths)
- SW 897 ~ Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (Understanding Suicide: Assessment, Prevention and Intervention)
- SW 974 ~ Social Work Supervision
- SW 975 ~ Theory and Practice of Family Therapy
- SW 979 ~ Social Work and the Law
The four SW Graduate Certificate Courses will be substituted for 4 of the 5 required Elective MPA courses.
- SW 860 (an elective in the Graduate Certificate program) will be substituted for 1 of 2 MPP courses required for the MPP's Policy Analysis Track.
- 2 of the Required and 1 of the Elective Grad Certificate courses will be substituted for 3 of the 4 Elective courses required in the MPP program.