12 months
Duration
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
371 USD/credit 11130 USD/year
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About

The Child Welfare Certificate Program from the Florida Atlantic University prepares master-level social work students for a career in working with abused or neglected children and their families.

Overview

The Child Welfare Certificate Program from the Florida Atlantic University provides a foundation of knowledge in practice, policy, and programs that impact vulnerable children’s lives. 

Suggested Careers

  • Child protective investigator
  • Dependency case manager
  • Therapist
  • Foster care licensing and support
  • Child welfare policy analyst

Programme Structure

Students develop practice skills in areas relevant to:
  • Assessment skills considering children’s development, including Adverse Childhood Experiences survey
  • Trauma-informed Care
  • Family violence
  • Mental health concerns of child and families
  • Involvement with the dependency system
  • Specific interviewing techniques for children
  • Intervention strategies for children and families
  • Child welfare policy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts: must be sent from the Registrar of each college you have attended.
  • Test Scores: GRE or GMAT may be required by some programs - check for temporary program waiver. If required, you will self-report scores into the Centralized Application System (CAS), but you will need to request your official scores be sent to FAU directly. The FAU school codes are below.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 371 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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