Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Social workers also help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems. Clinical social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.
This certificate in social work and community development provides students with a basic foundation in the area of Social Work and Community Development, focusing on both the theoretical aspect and practical knowledge, to ensure students are prepared for entry level jobs or relevant further studies.
Social work is one of the fastest-growing professions in Kenya, providing challenging, meaningful, and remunerative career opportunities that allow you to help people overcome struggles including addiction, abuse, or mental illness. If you're looking to make a real difference in your community, then a career in social work and community development may be the right path for you.
This certificate in social work and community development course is designed for those who want to launch their career in Social and Community Development. It equips trainees with knowledge skills & attitudes that will enable them to carry out social development work.
Graduates will be able to apply social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, political science, public health, community development, law, and economics, to engage with various stakeholders in order to develop interventions that solve social and personal problems; and create social change.
The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in social work and community development course are:-