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Global Social Justice

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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education


Social Work Major
Maynard L. Cressman, M.S.W.
Associate Professor/ Director, Social Work
610-606-4666 Ext. 3502

Gerontology and Global Social Justice
Suzanne Weaver, M.S.W., L.S.W., A.C.S.W.
610-606-4666 Ext. 3500

Child Welfare
Kathleen Boland, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W.
610-606-4666 Ext. 3499

Child Welfare Certificate

Do you want to work with children and adolescents in a variety of settings? You’re in good company: Child welfare is one of the oldest fields of practice, and today there is an ever-increasing demand for dedicated, qualified workers to enter child welfare settings.

Child Welfare

The social work department at Cedar Crest College currently offers a 15-credit child welfare certificate designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to work with this very special population. In particular, this certificate is designed to educate students for specialized training in the child welfare system. This certificate combines courses from the fields of social work, criminal justice and psychology to achieve this goal.