Pupil Personnel Services Credential: Specialization in School Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance (code 803)
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing issues the Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC). The School of Social Work, in collaboration with the College of Education, offers the combined School Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance Specializations of the PPS Credential within the context of the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. The PPS Credential in School Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance authorizes the holder to be employed in the State of California as a School Social Worker and/or a Child Welfare and Attendance Specialist. The credential covers pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in public and other schools requiring the credential.