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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Welfare Studies Certificate

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The certificate in child welfare studies provides special skills and knowledge of child welfare practice. Goals of the certificate include enhancing the knowledge, skills, and understanding of child welfare practice for persons involved in the prevention, assessment, or treatment of children and families experiencing, or at-risk of, child abuse, neglect, or dependency. The certificate is housed in the College of Human Ecology, School of Social Work. Courses taken to fulfill the 15 s.h. certificate requirements may be taken as electives in the MSW curriculum.

Graduate students or professionals working in the fields of social work and other child-family focused areas may apply to the certificate program.


SOCW 6422  and SOCW 6426  may substitute for the required social work courses for this certification. 6 s.h. of related electives must be approved by the program coordinator.

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