Advanced Certificate in Collaborative Response to Family Violence
Alliance for Hope International, CEO
This advanced academic certificate establishes a strong foundation for understanding family violence and the services involved in our response. Through discussion, action, and critical analysis of collaborative enterprise, students develop a capacity to work and lead effectively across disciplines.
The certificate program culminates with a seminar series that includes field, dialogue and project seminars. Through this process, students engage with others to develop a capstone project that demonstrates an improved approach to family violence through interdisciplinary collaboration.
The program educates professionals across disciplines to more effectively address the complex dynamics and effects of family violence through interdisciplinary collaboration.
Learning is enriched as students share their diverse perspectives and experience from the field.
FLEXIBLE HYBRID FORMAT
Our unique format combines the best of online learning with an in-person immersion experience.
INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
The program combines asynchronous learning modules with “live online” class sessions that provide for group discussion, teamwork, and faculty engagement.
Distinguished and community engaged faculty.
One, three-unit online core course on violence in the family and community
One, three-unit hybrid course on collaborative response to family violence that includes online learning with an in-person immersion weekend.
Three, one-unit online electives including special topics, collaborative leadership and research.
Three, one-unit online seminars: a field seminar, a dialogue seminar and a project seminar.
*An additional two-unit field placement course is required for students not currently working in the field.
Program Outcomes & Offerings (pdf)
Victim - Centered Approach to Family Violence – webinar PPT(pdf)
To listen to the entire webinar, please visit Office of Victims of Crime
Your Career Opportunities
Graduates of this certificate program will bring enhanced engagement and leadership skills to their work in family violence, or with other social issues, with unique expertise in collaborative enterprise.
Applying to the Program
Applying to the Advanced Certificate in Collaborative Response to Family Violence is a two-step process. The first step is to submit an electronic application to Cal State Apply (The California State University application portal).
The second step is to submit program-specific documents required for acceptance into the Advanced Certificate in Collaborative Response to Family Violence program.
- Bachelor's degree GPA 2.5
- Statement of Purpose
- A Letter of Recommendation
- NO GRE or GMAT required
Contact the program coordinator with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org