2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Children’s Services Certificate

College of Health Professions and Sciences
School of Social Work
Health Sciences I (HS1), 204


BSW Program Director: Robin Kohn

This certificate is awarded only to students in the undergraduate social work program. The Children’s Services Certificate is designed to help students learn about practice considerations in providing services to children and families. Students are prepared to identify a variety of problems such as child abuse, neglect, childhood trauma, and family dynamics essential for identifying service delivery to this population. The certificate includes both classroom academic work and a specialized field internship. This certificate assists in improving services to children and their families. Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.

Certificate Admission Requirements

  • Must be a BSW major.

Certificate Requirements

  • Placement in an agency that serves children.
  • Students need to discuss their interest in the certificate with the field office when BSW placements are being arranged.

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Select One: (9 Credit Hours)

1 (for full-time students ONLY)
2 (for part-time students over two semesters)

Restricted Electives

  • None

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • None