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Undergraduate Certificate in Child Welfare Practice

The Certificate in Child Welfare Practice provides BSSW students with the specialized skills, knowledge, and practice competencies in order to carry out services for the care and protection of children. This certificate program is open to students admitted into the BSSW program only.

Program requirements

  • Be admitted into the BSSW program
  • Complete a Certificate Registration with the university
  • Earn a total of 24 credits towards the certificate, completing the following courses with a “C” or higher:
    • SOW 4658 Interventions in Child Maltreatments
    • SOW 4654 Child Welfare: Policy and Practice
    • SOW 4511L Field Practicum I (in a Child Welfare Setting)
    • SOW 4512L Field Practicum II (in a Child Welfare Setting)
    • SOW 4522 Field Seminar I
    • SOW 4523 Field Seminar II