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Child and Family Advocacy Certificate (Post Secondary)

This certificate program provides students the opportunity to obtain a better understanding of the advocacy needs of children and families and to learn the necessary skills to be an effective advocate in a human service or legal setting. This certificate is grounded in the premise that a holistic approach to family advocacy is integral to serving client needs in a social service setting.

Students must satisfy the prerequisites of each course in the program. A minimum of 12 hours of the certificate's curriculum must be completed at Kent State University.

Course Title Credits
HDFS 24011 Interpersonal Relations in Families 3
HST 21002 Client Advocacy and Case Management in Human Service Organizations 3
JUS 12000 Introduction to Justice Studies 3
Choose from the following: 3
ECON 12060 Personal Finance (3)  
HDFS 25512 Management of Family Resources (3)  
Choose from the following: 1-2
HDFS 14027 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies (2)  
HST 11000 Introduction to Human Servcices (1)  
Choose from the following: 2-3
HED 34060 Small Group Processes (3)  
HST 11001 Group Process in Human Services Technology (2)  
Choose from the following: 3
HDFS 44021 Family Intervention Across the Lifespan (3)   
HST 21001 Assessment of Client Needs (3)   
Choose from the following: 3
SOC 22778 Social Problems (3)   
32210 Researching Society (3)   
32560 Sociology of Families (3)  
TOTAL 21-23

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