Human services professionals can enhance their knowledge and skills related to children, their families, and their environments with a certificate in Youth and Family from Northcentral Technical College. This online human services degree program focuses on child development, family violence, juvenile delinquency, and marital roles.
Students will be able to understand cognitive, emotional, and behavioral patterns across the lifespan. Additionally, courses examine human developmental stages and indicators of interpersonal violence. Graduates can use the certificate in careers such as supervised visitation worker, behavior technician, developmental disability aide, parent/child interaction worker, or youth worker.
Students can explore topics including:
- Human sexuality
- Issues in child maltreatment
- Crisis intervention and stress management
- Substance use and family systems
- Developmental psychology
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score