School of Social Work Certificate Programs


Nonprofit Studies C.U.S. and C.G.S.

We offer two certificate programs – a Certificate of Undergraduate Studies (C.U.S.) in nonprofit studies and a Certificate of Graduate Studies (C.G.S.) in nonprofit leadership. These programs are for students interested in establishing careers in a wide variety of fields ranging from philanthropy, education and human services to community development, environmental conservation and the visual or performing arts. 

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Child and Adolescent Trauma C.G.S.

This program prepares you to utilize evidence-based/evidence-informed, research-supported knowledge to support clients suffering from the after-effects of traumatic life events such as sexual abuse, exposure to situational violence, domestic violence and immigration trauma. 

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Integrated Behavioral Health C.G.S.

This program prepares you to enhance your understanding of how to function as part of an interprofessional team, understand social determinants of health and develop competencies in engaging and supporting clients across a range of health conditions.


Social and Human Service Assistance C.G.S.

This program is currently under review.

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School of Social Work

The School of Social Work at Rhode Island College is a center of excellence for lifelong learning in social work and human services in Rhode Island and southeastern New England.

  • phone401-456-8042
  • placeGuardo Hall - Building 9 East Campus
Jayashree Nimmagadda

Dr. Jayashree Nimmagadda

Interim Dean for the School of Social Work