Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) Minor

The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) curriculum focuses on experiential, interdisciplinary, ethical and culturally sensitive content that will provide professionals working with children a common knowledge base for responding to child maltreatment. 

The program focuses on developing students’ understanding of the numerous factors that lead to child maltreatment, and of existing responses to incidents of child maltreatment. This focus will prepare students to work more effectively within systems and institutions that respond to these incidents. 
Students will learn about the various interdisciplinary responses to child maltreatment and will develop a multidisciplinary understanding of the most effective responses.  

Want to know more about the purpose of the CAST Minor?

Advocacy Studies (CAST) | Zero Abuse Project. The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) Minor started at Winona State University in Winona, Minn. The curriculum brings the vision of Zero Abuse Project to reality by providing students with real-world experience in a classroom setting.

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For more information please contact:

Jennifer A. Wade-Berg, Ph.D., CNP 
Department of Social Work and Human Services 
Wellstar College of Health and Human Services 
Kennesaw State University 
Prillaman Hall (Bldg 41), Room 3331, MD 4103
520 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144 
Direct Line: (470) 578-2878 
SWHS Office Line: (470) 578-6630