Minor in Child Advocacy Studies

Minor in Child Advocacy Studies at USC Upstate

The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) minor is an interdisciplinary minor that provides comprehensive training to students who plan to work in a variety of areas serving children. The goal is to provide more comprehensive undergraduate training in the following:

  • Understand healthy child development
  • Understand factors that lead to child maltreatment
  • Understand the responses to maltreatment, to work more effectively within various systems and institutions that respond to these incidents.
  • Recognize child abuse and make high quality child abuse reports
  • Receive training in best practices with victims

Minor in Child Advocacy Studies degree requirements can be found on page 107 of the  in the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar below. 

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