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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Basic Direct Care Skills Micro-credential

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

Micro-credential Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.

Total Credits Required: 10

Suggested Course Sequence

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.

First Term

Term Total: 3

Term Total: 4

Third Term

Term Total: 3