Certificate in Child and Family Support

About

The Certificate in Child and Family Support acts as a foundation for students who would like to work as child and family support specialists. In the program, you’ll have the opportunity to take classes from diverse departments including children’s studies, education, and social work. You’ll learn about children’s rights, laws, and ethics and study developmentally appropriate practice.

Curriculum & Requirements

Child and Family Support Certificate

The certificate is available to non-majors.

Available to Cheney-Campus students only.
Required Courses
CDST 402CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, LAWS AND ETHICS5
EDUC 385FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICES4
EDUC 395METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTING DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICES4
PSYC 484CHILD ABUSE: RECOGNITION AND INTERVENTION STRATEGIES3-5
or SOWK 492 CHILD WELFARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
SPED 412INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION4
SPED 415ADVOCATING FOR FAMILIES OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS4
Total Credits24-26

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