Youth & Family Certificate
Northcentral Technical College

Program Details

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
  • Gerontology
  • Substance use and family systems
  • Developmental psychology

Requirements

  • High school transcript

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission