"What Can I Do With a Major in...Child and Family Development?"
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to be:
- Able to think critically about problems and issues facing children and families.
- Prepared to use developmentally appropriate practices to promote the optimal development of diverse children and families.
- Competent to assume leadership roles in programs providing direct and support services to children and families.
- Articulate advocates for justice for families and children in both public and private arenas.
- Aware of and sensitive to ethical implications in their professional relationships with diverse families and children.
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Central Society of Child and Family Development (UCM)
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Child Welfare League of America
Council for Professional Recognition
International Nanny Association
Missouri Head Start Association
National Association of Child Care Professionals (NACCP)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
Natioanl Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)
National Board of Certified Counselors
National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers
National Council on Family Relations
National Head Start Association
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PreMarriage and Family Therapy Club (UCM)
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