Forensic Child Psychology
This certificate is offered to support professionals in the fields of criminology, social work, medicine and other related specialties who must interact with children in a forensic setting (e.g., forensic child interviewers or law enforcement officers) or who are first-line service providers (e.g., teachers, counselors, social workers and nurses). Student will be trained in 1) general forensic psychology with children, 2) child abuse detection, assessment, intervention and prevention, 3) child abuse law, and 4) mandated reporting of child abuse.
To be admitted students must have completed 60 hours and have a GPA of at least 3.00 and submit a personal statement explaining their reasons for seeking the certificate and how the program will meet their professional goals. Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the certificate.