Gain greater knowledge in the fundamentals of social and community services.
Study an advanced historical survey of social services, public policies, social welfare, and social work in the U.S.
Apply the framework of social work philosophy to examine and improve community, family and system-related issues.
Explore the influence of larger social systems on human behavior and ways to enlist and organize community resources.
Our competency-based learning model allows you to immediately apply valuable skills to the work you do every day.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral faculty who are actively engaged in the human services profession.
Access your learning environment anytime, anywhere, with any device, and set your own schedule while meeting deadlines.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
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Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
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The online social and community services graduate certificate helps you dive deep into social work philosophy and the use of community resources. Credits completed in a certificate program may be applied toward a graduate program at Capella.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|HS5401||History of Social Welfare|
|HS5423||Philosophy of Social Work|
|HS5436||Utilization of Community Resources|
|HS8476||The Family in Social Context|
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