Child Advocacy and Policy (M.A.)

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Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
CHAD 501Introduction to Applied Child Advocacy3
CHAD 502Child Abuse and Neglect3
CHAD 503Current Social Issues in Child Advocacy3
CHAD 504Children and Justice3
CHAD 505Forensic Interviewing of Children3
CHAD 620Practicum in Public Child Welfare3
Elective Courses
Select three of the following:9
The Bullying Spectrum
Introduction to Adolescent Advocacy
Development and Trauma in Adolescence
Adolescents and the System
Substance Abuse and Family Crisis
Family Empowerment Models for Child Advocates
Child Protective Service Investigation
Child Welfare Policy
Engaging the Adolescent
Child Advocacy Policy and Practice
Research and Evaluation
Special Topics in Child Advocacy Seminar
Seminar in Adolescent Advocacy
Select one of the following:3-4
Culturally Competent Practice in Child Advocacy
Permanency Planning
Advocacy in Child Behavioral Health
Master's Thesis
Clinical Applications in Addictions Counseling
Multicultural Counseling and Development
Counseling Co-Occurring Disorders
Introduction to Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling
Education Law
Child in the Family
Intercultural Study of Family
United States Legal System
Culminating Experience
CHAD 680Seminar in Child Advocacy3
Total Credits33-34