Human Services: Gang Intervention Specialist Certificate

Students will gain knowledge about gang culture and become skilled at case management techniques and community service interventions. Courses are delivered through online instruction for this 16-credit certificate.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Admission Dates: Fall, winter, spring and summer quarters.

Prerequisites: Students must take part in a mandatory online orientation/advising meeting with the Instructors. Must be a High School graduate or have a High School Equivalency by completion of the program. Students must consent to and receive a “No Record on File” report related to Crimes Against Persons.

This certificate is ideally suited for professionals working in human services, school systems, criminal justice, and correction fields. Participants take part in a 55-hour internship within their community.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
HS 229 Introduction to Gang Culture 3
HS 132 Culturally Responsive Case Management 3
HS 134 Counseling Techniques for Gang-Involved Youth & Families 3
HS 130 Family Development 3
HS 136 Prevention, Early Intervention and Assessment 4
  Total Credits for Completion 16