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The CAST curriculum focuses on experimental, interdisciplinary, ethical, cultural, and legal content to provide professionals and students working with children knowledge to respond and prevent child maltreatment. Course include: Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Child Advocacy, Global Child Advocacy Issues, and Professional and System Responses to Child Maltreatment. All three (3) courses must be completed in order to earn the CAST certification. Fee includes all course materials.

1400001

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Self-Paced

Tuition: $299.00

Location : Online

Instructor : TBD TBD 



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The purpose of this course is to prepare students to recognize the effects of child maltreatment and apply interventions strategies for children and their families. Multidisciplinary approaches to prevention, advocacy and treatment of child maltreatment survivors will be presented and discussed. The course is designed for students majoring in criminal justice, education, social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, paralegal, or other areas where knowledge of child maltreatment and advocating for children will be necessary. This course focuses on the responses of professionals to allegations of child maltreatment. The purpose of this course is to expand the student’s knowledge and skills in identifying, investigating and prosecuting child maltreatment. The course is designed for students who are likely to pursue a profession in which they will be a mandated reporter and knowledge of child maltreatment and advocacy is critical.

1400001

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Self-Paced

Tuition: $159.00

Location : Online

Instructor : TBD TBD 



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This is the introductory course for child advocacy studies. This course covers the history, comparative perspectives, legal framework, responses to child maltreatment, the roles of workers in the field, and other pertinent issues pertaining to child maltreatment and child advocacy. The course will include a multidisciplinary approach to understanding child maltreatment and advocacy and will include a focus on controversies within the field. As such, the course is designed for students in criminal justice, education, social work, behavioral science, psychology, sociology, nursing, or other areas where knowledge of child maltreatment and advocating for children might be necessary.

1400001

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Self-Paced

Tuition: $159.00

Location : Online

Instructor : TBD TBD 



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The purpose of this course is to prepare students to recognize the effects of child maltreatment and apply interventions strategies for children and their families. Multidisciplinary approaches to prevention, advocacy and treatment of child maltreatment survivors will be presented and discussed. The course is designed for students majoring in criminal justice, education, social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, paralegal, or other areas where knowledge of child maltreatment and advocating for children will be necessary. This course focuses on the responses of professionals to allegations of child maltreatment. The purpose of this course is to expand the student’s knowledge and skills in identifying, investigating and prosecuting child maltreatment. The course is designed for students who are likely to pursue a profession in which they will be a mandated reporter and knowledge of child maltreatment and advocacy is critical.

1400001

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Self-Paced

Tuition: $199.00

Location : Online

Instructor : TBD TBD 



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