Purdue Global’s Human Services Certificate in Child and Family Services program can help graduates enter or advance in the child and family welfare field.† Career opportunities include working as a social and human services assistant in a variety of organizations including state, government, nonprofit, or private sector organizations.
Human services assistants, advocates, caseworkers, family support workers, and human services program specialists help provide the following services:
- Family support
- Identifying and obtaining benefits
- Social and community service programs
- Assisting social workers resolve or prevent problems related to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care
Note: This program was not designed to lead to certification or licensure as a social worker or counselor in any specific state, and Purdue Global makes no representations or warranties as to whether the degree or any individual courses meet such requirements. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information.