Our Maternal and Child Health program targets non-degreed, front-line community health workers who serve as home visitors, family support workers, resource workers, peer counselors, public health aides, family advocates and outreach workers.
Please see the curriculum content for the most current academic pathway for this program.
As the human services industry moves toward more community-based
services, there will be an increasing demand for trained human services
professionals. Professionals with technical and interpersonal skills
that can address social, emotional and cognitive problems will remain in
demand. Employment in private agencies is expected to grow, as
governments continue to contract out services to the private sector to
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Cheryl Kerr, Program Director, 727-341-3736Dr. Joseph Smiley, Dean, Social/Behavioral Science & Human Services
*** THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ADMITTING STUDENTS AND HAS BEEN REPLACED BY THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER CERTIFICATE (CHW-CT) ***
Our Maternal and Child Health program targets non-degreed, front-line community health workers who serve as home visitors, family support workers, resource workers, peer counselors, public health aides, family advocates, promotores(as), and outreach workers. The goal of this program is to increase the skills and job performances of those who provide outreach and support services to families with children, age birth to five, who are in public health, child development and family services programs. Students enrolled in this program will learn skills necessary for promoting, fostering and supporting healthy, well-functioning families.
These courses will apply toward the A.S. degree in Human Services.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
0351150300: Family Health Support
Federal CIP Code
51.1503: Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Job Related Opportunities
Grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses.
MAJOR CORE COURSESGrade of "C" or better is required
This diploma transfers to our Social and Human Services A.S. Degree, which transfers to our bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration.
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