The Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Interprofessional Child Welfare prepares students for careers in tribal and state child welfare services and to gain skills essential to becoming effective members of interprofessional child welfare teams. Students will complete practicum placements in the Alaska Office of Children's Services, tribal organizations, or other related child welfare service delivery systems. All courses in the OEC in Interprofessional Child Welfare are available through e-learning and can be counted as elective credits for students enrolled in the BSW program and other degree programs with their permission.
- Complete the Admission Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificates.
- Be eligible for employment in Alaska with vulnerable people.
- Approval of the OEC in Interprofessional Child Welfare Coordinator.
- Complete the General University Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificates.
- Complete the following major requirements with a minimum grade of C:
|SWK A401||Foundations: Child Welfare Practice I||3|
|SWK A402||Theory and Intervention: Child Welfare Practice II||3|
|SWK A403||Applied Practice and Professional Skills: Child Welfare Practice III||3|
|SWK A492||Interprofessional Child Welfare Integrative Seminar||2|
|SWK A495C||Child Welfare Practicum (Can be waived with advisor approval) *||8|
A minimum of 19 credits is required for the certificate.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Interprofessional Child Welfare will be able to:
- Produce clear written/oral communication
- Relate respectfully in inter & intra-agency customer service
- Demonstrate professionalism
- Conduct client interactions using cultural humility
- Show professional productivity
- Demonstrate resiliency and crisis management
- Facilitate team and family collaboration
- Demonstrate engagement; implementation and provision of service; and assessment