Development Disabilities Technical Certificate, 12 credits
Program Code: 40-520-CB
Develop skills to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and prepare for entry-level jobs as residential counselors, group home managers, shelter workshop assistants and other direct care workers. Gain familiarity in counseling techniques; better understand the types of disabilities, services available and health issues individuals with developmental disabilities face; and develop skills that incorporate behavior modification techniques.
- Upon the successful completion of this certificate, possess the skills necessary to work with children and adults with physical, mental and emotional disabilities in a variety of settings.
- Some credits earned in this short-term certificate program may be applied toward degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Protective & Human Services.
- This certificate complements some degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Protective & Human Services.