Child Advocacy and Policy - Public Child Welfare Concentration (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
Required Concentration Sequence
CHAD 620Practicum in Public Child Welfare3
CHAD 680Seminar in Child Advocacy 13
Concentration Electives
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Culturally Competent Practice in Child Advocacy
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
Permanency Planning
Child Welfare Policy
Advocacy in Child Behavioral Health
Engaging the Adolescent
Child Advocacy Policy and Practice
Research and Evaluation
Special Topics in Child Advocacy Seminar
Seminar in Adolescent Advocacy
Master's Thesis
Total Credits33

This course is the culminating experience for this program.