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    21 credit hours

Maternal and Child Health Applied Technology Diploma

  • ATD iconOur 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.

    Features

    • Improves the skills and job performance of those who provide support services to families with children, age birth to five, in public health child development and family services programs
    • Gives you the skills necessary to promote, foster and support healthy, well-functioning families
    • Takes less than two terms to complete
    • Transfers to our A.S. in Human Services
  • Academic Pathway

    Please see the curriculum content for the most current academic pathway for this program. 

  • You Will Learn

    • Human development stages
    • Community outreach practices
    • Strategies for facilitating healthy families and communities
    • Best practices
  • Careers

    • Community health worker
    • Healthcare support worker
    • Migrant workers liaison
    • Social and human services assistant

    Outlook

    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 cut costs.

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  • Continuing your Education

    This diploma transfers to our Social and Human Services A.S. Degree, which transfers to our bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration.

     ATD to AS to BAS 

  • NameTitleLocationEmailPhone
    Cheryl KerrProgram Director IISPKerr.Cheryl@spcollege.edu(727) 341-3736