Child and Family Practice focuses on the four key social problems affecting clients: mental illness, intimate partner violence, poverty, and substance use.
You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge in a variety of areas. Our electives and practicum experience center around special populations and social problems such as:
foster care and special needs adoption
physical and mental illness
agency administration and program planning
Our agency-based practice gives you the opportunity to take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to working with children and families. Through this experience, you will learn how to develop, deliver, and manage services to meet the needs of clients.
Whatever your interest may be, we have just the spot for you. Agency locations include:
mental health facilities
child welfare agencies
substance use disorder treatment programs
intimate partner violence centers
Sample Plans of Study
View these sample plans of study to get an overview of your courses and time in the Child and Family Practice specialization.