This certificate is awarded only to students in the undergraduate social work program. The Children's Services Certificate is designed to help students learn about practice considerations in providing services to children and families. Students are prepared to identify a variety of problems such as child abuse, neglect, childhood trauma, and family dynamics essential for identifying service delivery to this population. The certificate includes both classroom academic work and a specialized field internship. This certificate assists in improving services to children and their families. Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.
- Placement in an agency that serves children.
- Students need to discuss their interest in the certificate with the field office when BSW placements are being arranged.