Case Management for Children and Families, Certificate
This certificate program is a special course of study which can be added to any graduate degree program. It may also be completed by a non-degree graduate student with special permission from the director of the Center for Family Studies. This certificate represents a concentration in theoretical and practical knowledge in collaborative cross-systems case management for children and families in the context of community-based services. This course of study promotes collaboration among disciplines and services.
To participate in the program the student should:
- Be formally admitted to The University of Akron as a postbaccalaureate, graduate or non-degree graduate student.
- Make written application to the program and receive written notification of admission from The Center for Family Studies.
|Core Courses 1|
|3760:561||Case Management for Children & Families I||3|
|3760:562||Case Management for Children & Families II||3|
|3760:563||Practicum in Cross-Systems Case Management for Children & Families||3|
|Select six credits of the following departmental courses:||6|
|Child and Family Development|
|American Families in Poverty|
|Middle Childhood and Adolescence|
|Culture, Ethnicity & Family|
|Family in Lifespan Perspective|
|Child Development Theories|
|Development in Infancy & Early Childhood|
|Home-Based Intervention Theory|
|Home-Based Intervention Techniques & Practice|
Students should successfully complete all three of the core courses. However, the first two courses plus three hours of electives must be completed prior to the student’s enrollment in the practicum course.