Child Advocacy

Child Advocacy

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An introduction to the concepts of child advocacy with an emphasis on the public service professional's role in identifying and managing situations involving child abuse and neglect. Provides an overview of the field of child advocacy, and explores the role of child advocate in different professions as well as ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities. Takes a multi-disciplinary team approach to examining family problems related to poverty, drug abuse, and violence. The family system is also examined. Students complete guided self-study online then gather for two hours of live classroom discussion weekly. Prerequisite: Admission to Corrections & Community Advocacy program 105047; Recommended minimum Accuplacer scores - Reading 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34


Prerequisite: Admission to Criminal Justice Corrections & Community Advocacy program 105047 & recommended minimum Accuplacer scores: Reading 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34

Upcoming Schedule:

Spring 2018

01/22/2018 TO 05/16/2018

Summer 2018

06/04/2018 TO 08/03/2018

Fall 2018

08/27/2018 TO 12/19/2018