Juvenile service workers help children and adolescents in corrections or human service settings. Those in this field may work in juvenile courts, juvenile detention centers, residential homes for youth, drug abuse centers and other agencies that help young people in trouble.
Although most positions require only an associate’s degree, students should consult with the Grand Rapids Community College Juvenile Services Program Coordinator concerning degree requirements for specific jobs.
Currently, courses may be taken in any order as long as all requirements (including prerequisites) are met. However, check with the program coordinator for possible changes to course sequencing.
*** Completion of these courses and CJ 275 (Addition Treatment withDiverse Populations ) will complete the minimum education requirements for the CCJP credentials in addiction. The additional completion of either PY 231 or PY 232 will meet the minimum education requriements for the CAC credential in addiction.
CJ 123 replaces CJ 122 (corrected 1/30/2015).
The Transfer Guide for many bachelor’s degree majors offered at Michigan colleges and universities is available at the Counseling and Career Center and online at www.grcc.edu.