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Certificate in Child Welfare (1)

Specialized Care for the Youth
Certificate in Child Welfare

Certificate in Gerontology (1)

Specialized Care for the Elderly
Certificate in Gerontology

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Certificate in Child Welfare Overview

Marygrove College offers a multidisciplinary certificate program in child welfare. This certificate is intended to provide education and career opportunities for individuals who have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework and are employed in direct service jobs focusing on the well-being of children and their families. It is also designed for professional practitioners with a baccalaureate or higher degree, who want to deepen their understanding of childhood development and are interested in developing specific leadership skills to work on behalf of children within the systems of child and family welfare.

To receive a certificate in child welfare, you must complete a minimum of 17 credit hours at Marygrove College. This includes 15 credit hours of required courses and two credit hours of electives.

The three-credit hour field experience in child welfare may be waived if you are presently participating in a supervised work experience with children, or if the field practicum experience for your major is in a child welfare setting. In such cases, you would take another three credit elective course in the program.

Certificate in Gerontology Overview

Marygrove College offers a multidisciplinary certificate program in gerontology. This certificate is intended for people who have completed at least two years of undergraduate course work. It is also designed for professional practitioners with baccalaureate or advanced degrees, who want to deepen their understanding of aging and are interested in developing skills to become leaders in the provision and development of services that empower older adults.

To receive a certificate in gerontology, you must complete a minimum of 16 credit hours at Marygrove College. This includes 14 credit hours of required courses and two credit hours of elective courses.

The three credit hour field experience in gerontology may be waived if you are presently participating in a supervised work experience with the elderly‚ or if the field practicum experience for your major is in a gerontological setting. In such cases, you would take another three credit elective course in the program.

SW 268 Child Welfare Policies and Services

Examination within their historical context of major social policies and services addressing the needs and problems of America’s children and their well being. Focuses attention on child-care issues, out-of-home placement and adoption policies, kinship placement, continuum of care and permanency issues, family policies, children’s health needs and services, child protection laws, policies and services, juvenile diversion and court services, and culturally specific policies and programs.

  • Hours: 2 hours
  • Prerequisites: None; Term: Annually

SW 385 Community and Organizational Change

Analysis of communities and organizations as social systems, including examination of critical problems. Also examines intervention, change strategies, and skills that appear to be effective and how they can be applied. A service learning component may be included.

  • Hours: 3 hours
  • Prerequisites: SOC 201, ECN 200, ECN 202; Term: 1, 2