The 16-hour Certificate of Completion in High Risk Youth Studies is a comprehensive learning opportunity for those persons who wish to learn about current practices for the prevention, intervention, and treatment of high risk youth in a wide variety of practice settings. In order to qualify for the Certificate of Completion in High Risk Youth Studies, the student must complete an application verifying 300 hours of clinical or volunteer experience working with youth at risk. Contact the Center for High Risk Youth Studies (CHRYS) in the Human Services and Counseling Department at 303-615-0700 for more information. Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or better.
*A three semester hour elective in a related subject area to be selected by the student in consultation with a High Risk Youth advisor. Note that CJC 3350, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, is recommended, but other courses may be included as part of the certificate of completion as relevant to the individual student’s needs, career goals and interests.