Many justice-involved juveniles and adults have a trauma history. Through the Graduate Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care, you will develop the empathy and professional skills to support justice-involved individuals. Maximize your master’s and indicate to employers an advanced level of understanding about trauma.

This certificate can be taken concurrently with the Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Certificate students in criminal justice and criminology will complete 15 credits in coursework in trauma-informed care, nine of which can double count toward MSCJC graduation requirements, while six must be taken above and beyond these required credits.

Graduate Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care for Master’s in Criminal Justice and Criminology Students
CRM JST 970: Women and the Criminal Justice System3 credits
CRM JST 830: Intervention Strategies for Correctional Clients3 credits
Choose one additional Trauma-Informed Care elective3 credits
9 credits
Must take the two classes below in addition to the required classes for the Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
SOC WRK 774: Trauma Counseling I: Theory and Research3 credits
SOC WRK 775: Trauma Counseling II: Diagnosis and Treatment3 credits
6 credits
15 Credits Total