The child and family advocacy certificate provides training in effective advocacy at the individual, community, and public policy levels. Students will develop advanced communication skills in both writing and speaking, with an emphasis on instigating social change.
This certificate is offered by BYU-Idaho, with
Essential Knowledge and Skills
- Communicate persuasively regarding marriage and family.
- Effectively use social media channels to advance causes related to healthy marriages and families.
- Demonstrate innovative thinking about marriage and family.
- Child and/or family advocate
- Case worker or aide
- Parent educator
- Social and human service assistant
Or, search for jobs requiring the skills obtained in this certificate, such as communication, innovation, conflict resolution, social media literacy, and leadership.
Why choose this certificate?
The child and family advocacy certificate emphasizes the development of employable skills, such as persuasive communication, effective advocacy through social media, and innovative thinking. These skills can help students obtain employment in a variety of work settings, such as child advocacy and other positions related to effecting change in an organization or community. The child and family advocacy certificate will provide students with a deeper understanding of the relationship(s) between family, community, and government.
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