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Child & Family Welfare Worker Certification Class- 8 weeks / 40 hours

In partnership with Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA)


The IARCA Institute Child and Family Welfare Worker Certification Program will provide students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a career in child welfare field prior to being hired. The 40-hour curriculum was developed in coordination with Indiana residential agencies who hire High School level employees for a variety of frontline positions.

Obtaining this certificate will provide program participants with in-depth exposure to the child and family welfare field and give them a leg up on other applicants seeking to work at Indiana agencies.


Class requirements:

· Fully enrolled in Washington Township adult education program 10 days before class begins

· High school diploma or equivalent

· Must be 21 years old or older (or within 3 months of turning 21 when you start class)

· Be able to pass a basic background check

· Must be able to complete the 40-hour class | 8 weeks (TBD) | Evenings

· A desire to make a difference in a child’s life


Jobs Outlook:: Workforce demands for Indiana child and family welfare residential agencies is high and ongoing; frontline positons are open throughout the state during any given period of time; various shift available 24/7 – full or part-time.

Class Location, dates and times: TBD check website for more details.



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