Community Service Support (SWT.S.CRT)
- Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
- Department: Social Work
Students gain a better understanding of various sociological topics and how social problems can impact their communities. This certificate provides the knowledge and skills to provide assistance to Social Work and Social Service Professionals in the field and may perform duties such as providing information or referring individuals to public or private agencies for assistance, interviewing individuals or family members to compile information on social, educational, criminal, institutional, or substance abuse history; and advising clients regarding food stamps, child care, and transportation. Job duties may include transportation, visitation supervision, documentation, detention monitoring, school enrollments etc. This certificate is especially pertinent to students who may have dealt with personal and family problems and want to use their experience knowledge and passion to help others avoid the mistakes they made, which lead them to prison.