Make a positive difference for at-risk teens with a Youth Worker Certificate
NSCC’s Youth Worker nine-credit certificate provides students with specific foundation skills and knowledge to work with at-risk youth in non-traditional settings. Youth workers provide strengths-based youth development, support, outreach, interventions, and conflict resolution to adolescents and young adults.
NSCC’s Youth Worker Certificate is recommended for students who plan careers working
with youth in:
Youth Case Management
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Counseling
Youth Social or Mental Health Services
Family and School Counseling
Human Services Pathway
For students interested in continuing their education, courses in this program count towards NSCC’s Criminal Justice, Developmental Disabilities, and Human Services Practitioner Associate Degree programs.
Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes
2016 Boston-area Median Wage
NSCC recognized for Top 25 in nation for advancing opportunities for low-income students