Chairperson: Maryanne C. Pepe
Brahan Hall Room 008, (518) 629-7341
The Micro-Credential in Basic Direct Care Skills is intended to provide a core foundation of knowledge for direct care workers in the area of child welfare. Content will help individuals develop an understanding of the impact a impact a client’s environment has on their functioning. Family dynamics and a basic understanding of psychological theories are also covered. This micro-credential is the first in a series of three stackable credentials.
Total Credits Required: 10
*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
It should be noted that the credential can be completed in less than three terms if the student chooses to take courses on the Hudson Valley campus in addition to the course being offered at NorthernRivers.