Child Advocacy Studies

School of Social Work

Program Description

The Child Advocacy Studies micro-credential is an undergraduate program intended to prepare students from a variety of disciplines to recognize and respond to child abuse and neglect. This program is open to anyone that is interested in pursuing a career involving work with families and children, including education, nursing, public health, law and sociology, among others. The skills that you obtain through this program will be beneficial in any setting that requires interaction with children and families, such as schools, hospitals, doctor's offices, human service organizations and many others.

Program Contact

Patricia Logan-Greene
630 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-1533


  • Undergraduate

Who is Eligible

  • Both UB and Non-UB students

Credit or Non-Credit

  • For Credit

Instruction Method

  • In Person (no courses offered online)

Average Time to Completion

  • Two Semesters

Skills Obtained*

  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Teamwork