Participants can use this certificate to improve their career in related fields of practice (e.g., criminal justice, child welfare, aging services). This program could also meet an organization’s goals for continuing professional education for workers.
Career Opportunities Include: Child Welfare Specialist, Foster Care/Adoption Worker, Psychiatric Social Worker, Community Organizer, Therapist, Probation Officer
Manager/Program Coordinator, Medical Social Worker, Policy Analyst, Social Work Researcher, Geriatric Social Worker
Real Career Impact
The National Council for Behavioral Health
“The Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research MicroMasters Program provides a unique career opportunity for anyone in the healthcare and/or social service fields interested in not just keeping pace with the rapid changes occurring in these marketplaces but leading the change. The UM MicroMasters will give you the knowledge and skills to realize your future career.”
— Jeff Capobianco, PhD, LLP , Sr. Consultant, SAMHSA HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, The National Council for Behavioral Health
What You’ll Learn:
To apply key skills in working with individuals, families, communities, and organizations to promote positive changes and make a difference.
To integrate social justice values into social change processes and actions.
To understand the key knowledge bases and frameworks that social workers use to guide their work at the micro, mezzo and macro levels of practice.
How social policies and research impact everyday practice with individuals, families, and communities experiencing challenges in their day to day lives.