Certificate Program in Human Services Case Management and Administration

The Human Services Case Management and Administration certificate is an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to assist students in building theoretical and applied understanding of working with people in a variety of human service settings including social service agencies, health care agencies, non-profits, and educational institutions. Any student interested in this Vancouver campus program should contact the Academic Coordinator for Human Development (360 546-9710) or elizabeth.benner@vancouver.wsu.edu.

Required courses:

A minimum of 18 semester credits, which must include the following:

HD 301          HD 403Family Stress and Coping   OR                                   Families in Poverty3 Cr.   3
HD 385Perspectives in Human Services3

MGMT 301   HD 430     PSYCH 308

Principles of Management   OR                            Professional Skills   OR                                       Organizational Psychology3         3        3

Elective courses:

At least 9 additional semester credits from the following courses:  Choose one focus

 CASE MANAGEMENT FOCUS 
HD 300Child Abuse and Neglect3 Cr.
HD 350Family Diversity3
HD 360Death and Dying3
HD 410*Family Policy                                                  3
HD 498Internship3
PSYCH 110Intro to Addictions3
PSYCH 333Abnormal Psych3
PSYCH 444Basic Helping Skills2-3
CRMJ 365/ SOC 367Juvenile Justice3
CRMJ 403Violence Toward Women3
POLS 436Disability, Aging, and Public Policy3
 ADMINISTRATION FOCUS 
 HD 334Principles of Community Development3
 HD 479*Program Planning & Evaluation               3
 HD 498Internship3
 ACCTG        230/231Financial Accounting3-6

MGMT 401*  POLS 442

Leadership Skills for Managers   OR                       Leadership Skills for the Public Sector3        3
 MGMT 450*Personnel Management3
 MKTG 379Professional Sales3
 PSYCH 308Organizational Psychology3
 PSYCH 309Cultural Diversity in Organizations3
 POLS 436Disability, Aging and Public Policy3
 POLS 445Public Personnel Administration3

*Course has a specific course prerequisite

NOTE: A final grade of C or better is required in all courses.

In order to be awarded the certificate, students must submitt an Application for Certificate

 http://www.registrar.wsu.edu/Registrar/Apps/CertificateApp.ASPX