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2018-2019 Course Catalog 
2018-2019 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Youth Services Minor

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18 credits

The Youth Services program is a unique applied program for students interested in working with adolescents. The Youth Services minor prepares students for careers in public and non-profit social service agencies designed to assist youth and their families.

Students learn to use evidence-based knowledge of developmental issues facing contemporary youth to build a developmental rationale for decisions regarding youth services. They will master techniques that help to build partnerships with youth, their families and youth services colleagues. Youth Services students assess the functioning of current Youth Service agencies and practice planning Youth Services to address contemporary challenges. In addition, students learn to advocate for effective social policy for youth and their families.

Required courses

Prerequisite required: PSYC 241 - Adolescent Development  

Interdisciplinary electives

If one or more of the required courses is part of the student’s major, the student may take these courses:

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