The Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) certificate is designed to prepare students / professionals for the realities of child protection and serve the needs of learners specifically interested in professions that work directly with or among maltreated children. It’s specifically tailored for students who intend to pursue careers in law enforcement and as child protection professionals, victim witness workers, lawyers, school social workers and treatment providers.
The CAST certificate meets the mission of the National Childe Protection Training Center (NCPTC), funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to end child abuse in the United States.
To obtain a certificate at Alvernia, students must:
Students can begin the program this fall session starting August 27, 2012 and in the spring session starting January 14, 2013. Students must complete the following three courses.
Certificate Program – 9 credits
2012-2013 continuing studies tuition rates apply. For more information, visit Tuition and Fees.
For more information about how to enroll, please complete the form below or call Lori Medvidik at 610.796.8496. Thank you!