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Work Settings

Many students who choose a specialization in Children, Youth and Families pursue licensure after they graduate. Some students become child protective services case workers, school guidance counselors, foster care therapists, adoption specialists, family counselors, child and family therapists or correctional probation officers.

Potential Work Settings in Children, Youth and Families
Lawrence Palinkas, professor, talks about what types of work settings are possible with a specialization in Children, Youth and Families.

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