Do you have a heart to help victimized or at-risk children and young adults? Bellevue University’s degree in Child Protection and Juvenile Justice online offers you an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families and youth faced with crises. Crisis situations may be the result of drug and alcohol abuse, violence, poverty, mental illness, or child abuse and neglect. If you desire to work for the welfare and safety of children and adolescents, then this degree is meant for you. Child Protection and Juvenile Justice is an accelerated degree offered in cohort format so you will gain valuable perspective from fellow associates, build upon previous skills and knowledge and work through the entire course plan together. You will learn about the juvenile justice system, basic legal concepts and courtroom procedures, and about the roles of those involved in legal aspects of protecting and representing children and juveniles. You will also gain an understanding of victimology, psychological disorders affecting children and adolescents, the complexity and diversity of families, and the support systems in place in the community. Integrating hands-on, applied learning with theory, all Bellevue University degrees are designed to deliver a transformative student learning experience that is flexible to accommodate your personal and work life.
Bellevue , United States