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
The Child Welfare Certificate indicates the student has completed certain experiences to provide a foundation of child welfare. These experiences include completion of two specialized courses: a child welfare course highlighting the history and dynamics of the child welfare system, and a course focused specifically on the treatment of families involved in the child welfare system.
In addition, students must complete an internship within the context of child welfare and two associated field seminars over their final two semesters.
- Child protective investigator
- Dependency case manager
- Foster care licensing and support
- Child welfare policy analyst
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- Child Welfare
- Vulnerable Children & Families
- Field Instruction/Integrated
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DisciplinesFamily & Consumer Science Special Education Educational Psychology View 38 other Masters in Family & Consumer Science in United States
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- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal objective essay
- Interview with faculty
- A course-by-course evaluation of international transcripts is required; FAU will evaluate the transcripts or it must be done
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International1024 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1024 USD per credit during .
National1024 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1024 USD per credit during .
In-State369 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 369 USD per credit during .
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.