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Child Welfare Certificate

The Child Welfare Certificate Program prepares students for a career in working with abused or neglected children and their families. The certificate program provides a foundation of knowledge in practice, policy, and programs that impact vulnerable children's lives. Students develop practice skills in areas relevant to:

  • Assessment skills considering children's development
  • Substance abuse
  • Family violence
  • Mental health concerns of child and families
  • Involvement with the dependency system
  • Specific interviewing techniques for children
  • Intervention strategies for children and families
  • Child welfare policy

Call 561-297-3234 for information. For specific requirements for the Child Welfare Certificate please view the brochure here. To apply for the Child Welfare Certificate, please complete the application here and email to tmarsha5@fau.edu. Please note that Child Welfare Certificate applications must be submitted at least 2 weeks before graduation to ensure your transcript is updated.

Content Last Updated on: August 27, 2014