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Certificate Program Courses and Fees

To earn the Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Certificate, you must successfully complete a combination of required courses, elective courses, and a capstone project as described below.

The cost to complete the full certificate program is $2,800.

Certificate Program attendees are welcome to sign up for one or more individual courses even if they don't plan to complete the entire certificate. The cost of each individual course is $325 per person.

Earn 6.8 Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLEs) and 

6 Continuing Education Credits/Professional Contact Hours (CEUs)

For more information, please email or call (732) 235-9279.

To register for the entire Certificate Program, please click the button to the right Register Now

To register for a single course, please click the course you’re interested in and select “Register Now” at the bottom.

Required Courses

Foundations of Youth Development
Foundations in Juvenile Justice
Engaging Youth and Families
Cultural Competence in Juvenile Justice
Capstone Project

Elective Course Offerings*

(5 required for certificate completion)

Social Justice Perspectives in Youth Programming
Pathways Through the Juvenile Justice System
A Learning Curve: Trauma & Justice-Involved Youth
Then & Now: Developments in Juvenile Justice Policy
Suicide Prevention and the Juvenile Justice Continuum of Care
Considering the Causes of Youth Aggression

(*subject to change)