Social Work Training Certificate
The psychology department has worked with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services to create a listing of courses that will qualify psychology and criminal justice graduates to successfully apply for a social worker training certificate.
Download an overview of the requirements for the Social Worker Training Certificate.
Students must complete the following courses:
- PSYCH 2930 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
- PSYCH 4930 Techniques of Counseling
- CRIMJUST 4530 Social Welfare Policy
- PSYCH 4950 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families
- CRIMJUST 4540 Social Work Practice with Communities, Organizations, and Institutes
Students must complete a 400-hour Cooperative Field Experience (internship) with a supervisor on site who has either a bachelor’s in social work or master’s in social work and certification in the State of Wisconsin or students can gain this supervision through an entry level social work job.
Graduates holding the Social Worker Training Certificate must pass state and national exams before being certified as Basic Level Social Workers.