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Youth Work Proficiency Certificate

Our Youth Work proficiency certificate will teach you how to work with youth in a variety of youth-serving agencies such as community centers, group homes, after-school programs and mental health clinics. You will learn how to develop positive empathic relationships with young people from diverse backgrounds, create caring and supportive environments within youth programs that promote healthy development, and design activities that engage youth and foster growth.

Degree Options

Upon receiving your proficiency certificate, you may enter the workforce or your courses may be applied to a Youth Work academic certificate and to the Behavioral Health/ Human Services associate's degree  programs at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Community centers
  • Group homes
  • After school programs
  • Mental health clinics


View the College Catalog for More Information