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Social Work: Youth Work

Advanced Certificate (AC)

Beginning Summer 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students. Please refer to CCC’s other Liberal Arts offerings. 

 

Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

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Program/Plan Number

0371

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Prerequisites

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Program General Requirements

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Program Core Requirements

25 CH
Child Development
CHLD DV 101-1
Human Growth & Development I 4
This course provides a foundation in theory and principles of human development, from conception to early adolescence, including an in-depth study of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development, including children's play. Five hours observing young children, ranging in age from birth to age eight, are required. Writing assignments and oral presentations as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
CHLD DV 102
Human Growth & Development II 3
Continuation of Child Development 101. Emphasizes adolescence through late adulthood. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Child Development 101, OR Consent of Department Chairperson
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
Mental Health
MENHLTH 223
Intro To Addictions Studies 3
Includes treatment strategies, perspectives and understanding of the addiction process and its effects upon the individual, the family, employers, and society. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
MENHLTH 228
Principles of Mental Health Practices 3
Mental health, the settings in which mental health problems are treated, and common types of mental health problems; review of treatment strategies and methods of intervention. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENGLISH 101, MENHLTH 223, 224, 230,231, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
Social Service
SOC SER 109
Report Writing for Social Service Aides 3
Introduction to records, reports, and forms required in social agencies; report writing and record keeping. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101, Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in SOC SER 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 212
Intro To Group Process 3
For persons who work with groups; parent groups, community action programs, recreation programs, church groups, or in child care programs. How individuals function as group members; role of the leader; encouraging participation and group action for achieving group goals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101, Grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in SOC SERV 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 215
Social Prob & Soc Action I 3
For group workers, community leaders, and teachers. Problems of urbanization, industrialization, cultural and educational deprivation, juvenile delinquency, and techniques and programs organized to combat these problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 248
Principles Of Youth & Group Work 3
Social development and behavior of young people and other adults in all group settings; church groups, street gangs, tutoring programs, recreational groups, YMCAs and YWCAs settlement or delinquency prevention programs. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King

Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

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Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

  CH

Required Work-Based Learning Courses

6 CH
Social Service
SOC SER 249
Practicum In Youth Work 6
Field work assignment in youth agency 20 hours per week, 8 or 16 weeks; 2-hour weekly seminar. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in (Child Development 101 and Child Development 102 and Social Service 101 and Social Service 248), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
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