Child Advocacy Studies
If you want a career working with or for children, a minor in Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) may be a valuable asset for your future. Minors in CAST work in a variety of fields including social services, healthcare, education and criminal justice.
Through their training in Child Advocacy Studies, students will become better equipped to advocate for children.
The Child Advocacy Studies curriculum focuses on experiential, interdisciplinary, ethical and culturally sensitive content that provides professionals working with children a common knowledge base for responding to child maltreatment.
Program Mission Statement
The mission of the Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) program at Winona State University is to prepare learners who seek to advocate for healthy children and families by educating them with a curriculum that is interdisciplinary, experiential, evidence-based, and ethically and culturally sensitive.
Dr. Aurea Osgood