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Certificate on Interpersonal Violence and Trauma (C-IVT)

About the Certificate

Through the Center for Research on Ending Violence (REV), Rutgers School of Social Work offers a certificate program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students. The certificate program offers students the opportunity to specialize their advanced year studies on issues of interpersonal violence and trauma in order to provide trauma informed culturally responsive social work practice effectively. REV also provides competitive scholarships to students interested in working in the area of interpersonal violence and trauma. Students accepted for the certificate program will receive notation of completion of the certificate program on their transcripts, as well as a physical certificate. 

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To Apply

The application for students in the Traditional (on campus) MSW program or Blended MSW program for the 2025-2026 cohort will open in the fall.

Incoming Advanced Standing students can apply February 15 - April 15. Please click here to be directed to the application.

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