Certificate Programs in Social Work

A certificate fulfills a number of different needs. It can connect two phases of academic study or it can provide additional qualifications and training for current professionals. A certificate is available in a variety of areas such as technology, humanities, engineering, business, and life sciences. What is a certificate in social work? This program is designed for students who want to offer pro… Read more

A certificate fulfills a number of different needs. It can connect two phases of academic study or it can provide additional qualifications and training for current professionals. A certificate is available in a variety of areas such as technology, humanities, engineering, business, and life sciences.

What is a certificate in social work? This program is designed for students who want to offer professional help for issues that threaten the welfare of individuals. A certificate is beneficial for students who have taken some classes but want to really dive in to social work topics, and it is also beneficial for current professionals who want to gain skills to help them in private practice. Every program will vary, but topic examples include communication, psychology, and ethics.

Students who earn this certificate benefit in that they can help individuals and groups on many different levels. Social work is also an area that is expecting big job growth, so jobs should be readily available.

The costs associated with earning a social work certificate will vary depending on a number of factors. The reputation of the school and length of the program are main factors. Students who are interested should contact the schools directly to ask about tuition and other fees.

Individuals with a degree in social work can find a job in a variety of different environments. Many choose to work in social care services such child welfare and human service agencies, mental health clinics, or settlement houses. There are also careers available in industry and other enterprises such as public administration; health, child care, community, and employment services; education; penal and judicial institutions; and charity and voluntary organizations.

Start researching and comparing schools by using our online database. Starting now, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The certificate in Management of Community Organizations (MCO), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides management training within t ... +

The certificate in Management of Community Organizations (MCO), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides management training within the framework of the social, economic, and political values that shape the nonprofit sector. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Pan Africa Christian University
Nairobi, Kenya

This program was established in order to help professionals in the areas that involve disputes and conflicts resolutions gain deeper, practical skills to better engage those s ... +

This program was established in order to help professionals in the areas that involve disputes and conflicts resolutions gain deeper, practical skills to better engage those seeking out-of-court-settlements. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Kelowna College of Professional Counselling
Kelowna, Canada

Specialization-- the next step in broadening your clinical practice. The Certificate in Applied Counselling Studies is designed for counsellors and therapists who wish to expa ... +

Specialization-- the next step in broadening your clinical practice. The Certificate in Applied Counselling Studies is designed for counsellors and therapists who wish to expand their areas of clinical practice and open up career opportunities in private practice and mental health agencies. The specialized curriculum provides practical knowledge and skill training, applicable to all types of counselling settings. Practitioners can choose from a broad assortment of courses. -
Certificate
Full-time
7 months
English
Online
 
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Designed for those who work in the field of health and social care, this CPD course confers eligibility for COSCA accreditation.

Designed for those who work in the field of health and social care, this CPD course confers eligibility for COSCA accreditation. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba, Australia +1 More

Are you wishing to extend your teaching career into the field of Guidance and Counselling as a guidance officer, guidance counselor or school counselor? The Graduate Certifica ... +

Are you wishing to extend your teaching career into the field of Guidance and Counselling as a guidance officer, guidance counselor or school counselor? The Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts) will help prepare you to make this transition. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
English
Campus
Online
 
Southern Cross Education Institute
Melbourne, Australia +1 More

This qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children.

This qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children. -
Certificate
Full-time
34 weeks
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
e-courses4you
Harlow, United Kingdom

In the duration of this course, you will learn NLP to improve your confidence and motivation and deepen your relationships. As well as this there are many models designed to g ... +

In the duration of this course, you will learn NLP to improve your confidence and motivation and deepen your relationships. As well as this there are many models designed to give you the tools you need to overcome limiting beliefs, outdated and negative habits or debilitating fears. -
Certificate
English
Online
 
Cornerstone Institute
Cape Town, South Africa

This programme trains and equips lay counsellors to be knowledgeable and effective in making a difference in the mental health and well-being of individuals in a variety of se ... +

This programme trains and equips lay counsellors to be knowledgeable and effective in making a difference in the mental health and well-being of individuals in a variety of settings, including churches, schools, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and faith-based organisations. -
Advanced Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Piedmont University Online
Greensboro, USA

The online certificate program in human services is aimed at those entering or currently working in the human services field who have not graduated from college. The program o ... +

The online certificate program in human services is aimed at those entering or currently working in the human services field who have not graduated from college. The program offers survey courses on the topics of personal and community health, psychology, sociology and criminology to delve into social issues that create the need for human services... -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Bow Valley College
Calgary, Canada

This 8-month (2 semesters) program will teach you the multilevel intervention skills necessary to help individuals, families, and communities in identifying and managing addic ... +

This 8-month (2 semesters) program will teach you the multilevel intervention skills necessary to help individuals, families, and communities in identifying and managing addictions. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 months
English
Campus
 
Madonna University
Livonia, USA +2 More

Recommended for professionals who wish to enhances their skills as licensed counselors/therapists, or to supplement an existing degree in health and human services, this certi ... +

Recommended for professionals who wish to enhances their skills as licensed counselors/therapists, or to supplement an existing degree in health and human services, this certificate serves as a toolkit for those working with grieving individuals and families who have experienced traumatic loss or significant life-changing events, and need support and validation in the process of healing. The certificate counts as a cognate for students pursuing the master's degree in hospice and palliative studies at Madonna. If you have completed your bachelor's degree you may apply to earn this certificate through the Graduate School. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Regent’s University London
London, United Kingdom

This course provides a basic training in psychotherapy and counseling theory and skills. It combines academic, practical and experiential components within a supportive and ch ... +

This course provides a basic training in psychotherapy and counseling theory and skills. It combines academic, practical and experiential components within a supportive and challenging environment. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 48 weeks
English
Campus
 
The BCF Group Nottingham
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Business coaching is the skill to have in today's rapidly changing business climate. People and team development through business coaching is fast, efficient and cost-effectiv ... +

Business coaching is the skill to have in today's rapidly changing business climate. People and team development through business coaching is fast, efficient and cost-effective, and will get you measurable results. The ILM Level 5 Qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring are highly accessible and have been designed for all tiers of the director, management and supervisory level, or indeed anyone involved in people development. -
Certificate
2 days
English
Campus
Online
 

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