A short-term certificate competency based, task-specific training for Head Start Family Specialists, Family Service Specialists and Family Workers whose job it is to provide the support services which are needed by families to enhance the quality of their family life. Courses in this curriculum will focus on achieving proficiency in the following areas: social work core knowledge, values, skills; social work ethics and theory, interviewing and documentation; group/organization and micro-level methodologies; collaboration and advocacy; understanding family dynamics, barriers to self-sufficiency, conflict resolution, cultural and social diversity issues, the relationship between social problems and institutional responses; aid in the development of beginning computer skills.
This certificate enhances career opportunities in agencies and organizations that provide a wide variety of social services.
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information
|BIS 1120||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|SOC 1101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOC 1115||Sociology of Marriage & Family||3|
|SWK 1206||Introduction to Social Work||3|
|SWK 1213||Introduction to Social Welfare||3|
|SWK 2207||Cultural Competence in a Diverse World||3|