Oct 23, 2021  
University Catalog 2017-2018 
University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Certificate in Child Maltreatment and Family Violence

Curriculum Summary

The College of Health and Human Services offers an interdisciplinary credit certificate program designed to provide individuals in health and human service disciplines or other related fields with expanded knowledge and formalized education, multidisciplinary training, and field experience in child abuse and domestic violence. Course work includes theoretical, conceptual, and practical experiences leading to a multidisciplinary view of the relevant issues, processes, and systems involved. The goal of the program is to prepare individuals to better serve the needs of abused children and violent families and to qualify for career positions for which multidisciplinary training is essential.

Admission to the program requires upper division standing, formal application to the college, a screening interview with the program director covering the applicant’s prior academic work, and approval of the individual student program. The program requires 15 units of upper division course work including 9 units of required core courses, 3 units of electives, and 3 units of field experience. Students must earn a minimum C grade point average to qualify for the certificate. Refer to Undergraduate Studies: General Information  for general regulations governing all certificate programs.

Requirements for the Certificate (15 units)