The Child Homelessness Studies certificate is open to all matriculated undergraduate students.
Our Child Homelessness Studies certificate program, open to all current Lesley undergraduate students, is the first of its kind in the United States.
You'll take 5 courses (15 credits) to gain a multi-disciplinary understanding of the origins and nature of child homelessness, the role of play in child development, and parental resiliency.
Become knowledgeable about common intervention strategies for children and families in transition, including:
This certificate gets you ready for employment in settings that address child homelessness, and for work with children across settings where child homelessness might otherwise go unrecognized. You'll also be prepared to pursue graduate study in fields that are relevant to the epidemic of child homelessness.
"Since I started the [Child Homelessness] course, I have found myself more aware of my surroundings and the growing problem of child homelessness in not only other countries, but in the United States. Each engaging group discussion develops another insight, new perspective, or behavioral changes, that evoke our passions to know there is hope to make a difference here and now."
—Courtney Miranda, Holistic Psychology major
Child Homelessness is 1 of 5 courses in this certificate program.
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