Advanced Generalist Forensic Social Work Certificate

USF’s Forensic Certificate program is designed for advanced generalist social work practitioners concerned with the relationships between social work and the law in many areas of practice, including child welfare, domestic relations, family violence, immigration, mental health, disabilities and aging. The 18-credit hour program will prepare students to meet the growing need throughout Illinois and the Midwest for practitioners with expertise with law and the legal system.


Certificate Requirements

Orientation to Forensic Social Work (1)
Legal and Ethical Issues in Social Work (3)
Seminar in Criminal Law (3)
Seminar in Family Law (3)
Forensic Practice Skills Lab/Seminar (2)
Capstone in Forensic Social Work (2)
Field Practicum (4)

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