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Applied Concepts in Criminal Justice
CJS.106.41

This course seeks to provide students with a better understanding of the relationship between criminal justice and legal studies, the place of justice studies within the university curriculum, and the role of these fields in American society. Within this context, the course has the general goal of improving students’ ability to think, write, and speak about justice studies. Specific topics for the focus of these activities include the literature of criminal justice and the law, becoming facile with the language and terminology in the field, ethics and academic integrity, and the meaning of justice in America and the world.

Connections to College and Career

This course satisfies a requirement for an Associates or Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at Roger Williams University and may satisfy similar requirements at other colleges or universities. Thee course can also prepare you for a career in federal, state and municipal law enforcement; professional human services work, including counseling, probation and parole; and the criminal justice agency.






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Dates Dates: Begins 1/24/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule Wednesdays 6pm - 9pm
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Art & Social Justice
CD.430.42

This course explores the role of art and culture in building healthy, sustainable communities. Students will examine how AS220 ­an un-juried, uncensored forum for the arts in downtown Providence ­evolved from an illegal loft space with an$800 budget to an organization with global impact that represents $25 million in investments. Using AS220’s history and practice as a springboard, the class will examine successes and challenges associated with ‘creative place making’ nationally and internationally. The course will focus on how mission, vision and values inform contemporary institutional practices and how those practices translate to the field of community development. It will also include lively discussions, robust debate and a field trip to other innovative arts organizations in Providence. (3 credits)

Connections to College and Career

This course serves as a Community Development elective in the Certificate and Bachelors of Science degree at programs at Roger Williams University and may be transferable to other colleges or universities.  The course prepares students for careers like the following:

• Municipal Director of Community Development - $80,000+

• Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+

• Director of a Community Development Corporation - $75,000+

• Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000

• Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) - $35,000-$50,000

• Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+

• Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+

• Community Lending Outreach Specialist (finance/banking) - $40,000-$65,000


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Dates Dates: Begins 1/30/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Basic Statistics
MATH.124.41

Emphasizes descriptive statistics, probability,estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation.

Connections to College and Career

This course is a core Roger Williams University requirement and may satisfy similar requirements at other colleges or universities.





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Dates Dates: Begins 1/25/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule Thursdays 6pm - 9pm
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Boys & Girls Club of Providence: MIT App Inventor
ACN1025
In MIT App Inventor, students will learn basic computer science concepts, coding, and computer programming. App Inventor empowers beginners and non-programmers to create mobile applications. In this course we will use the mobile programming language, App Inventor, to program Android tablets and smartphones. The only limit on the types of apps Students will learn to build is their own imagination. Prerequisites: Sophomores, Junior and Seniors only Transportation: Course Instructor will provide RIPTA tickets to attending youth to help support transportation to/from program. More
Dates Dates: Begins Jan 31 Ends April 12 Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3pm - 4:30pm
Credits Credits: 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Center for Dyanmic Learning: Mechanical Engineering for Change
ACN1008
This course provides the student with an introduction to industrial fabrication from the viewpoint of mechanical technology. Successful completion of the course will provide the student with the benefits, limitations, and applications of different machine tools and environmentally friendly engineering materials for product manufacturing and fabrication. Students will study wood, plastic, and metal working. (High School students only) More
Dates Dates: Beings Jan 23 Ends April 12 Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:15pm
Credits Credits: 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Community Organizing & Social Mobilization
CD.430.44

This course will provide an overview of the concepts underlying community organizing and social change theories. We will examine social movements, policy issues, and explore the skills required to make effective change at the neighborhood, municipal, state, and nation-wide levels. This course (required??) is appropriate for all students who are interested in understanding how marginalized communities can leverage strengths, create strategic partnerships, and mobilize their members to create change through social action.

Connections to College and Career

This course is an elective that counts toward the Certificate & Bachelor of Science degree programs in Community Development at Roger Williams University and may be transferable to other colleges or universities. The course can prepare students for careers like the following:

• Municipal Director of Community Development - $80,000+

• Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+

• Director of a Community Development Corporation - $75,000+

• Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000

• Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) - $35,000-$50,000

• Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+

• Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+

• Community Lending Outreach Specialist (finance/banking) - $40,000-$65,000


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Dates Dates: Begins 1/29/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule Mondays 6pm - 9pm
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Community Resilience and Emergency Preparedness
SHS.430.91

This course examines the planning and preparedness of urban and rural communities in the face of a natural disaster and emergency situations. This course will cover aspects of government structure, strategic planning, leadership, marketing, risk & human resource management, and financial management.


Connections to College and Career

This course is an elective in the Certificate & Bachelors of Science degree programs in Community Development and may be transferable to other colleges or universities. The course can prepare you for a career as:

• Municipal Healthy Communities Office Director - $40,000+
• Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+
• Case Management Director - $35,000+
• Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000
• Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) - $35,000-$50,000
• Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+
• Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+
• Gerontology Department Manager - $40,000-$65,000
• Nursing Home Program Manager - $40,000+
• Hospital/Clinic Unit Manager - $55,000+



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Dates Dates: Begins 1/24/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule: Fully Online
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Community Revitalization and the Role of Gentrification
CD.430.92

In this course, students examine the elements and strategies applied in community revitalization as well as the historical context for how communities have formed, evolved and re-develop. This course provides a foundation for understanding gentrification in relation to revitalization, as well as the relevant environmental and socio-political conditions that communities face. Students will investigate current and national examples of gentrified communities and neighborhoods through displacement, taxation and policy implementation. Students will also examine best-practice models of authentic revitalization efforts nationally and locally.

Connections to College and Career

This course is an elective in the Community Development Certificate and Bachelors of Science degree programs at Roger Williams University and may be transferable to other colleges or universities.  The course can prepare you for careers like the following:

Municipal Healthy Communities Office Director - $40,000+

Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+

Case Management Director - $35,000+

Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000

Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) - $35,000-$50,000

Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+

Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+

Gerontology Department Manager - $40,000-$65,000

Nursing Home Program Manager - $40,000+

Hospital/Clinic Unit Manager - $55,000+







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Dates Dates: Begins 1/24/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule: Fully Online
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Community Trauma & Prevention
SHS.430.31

This course exposes students to trauma-informed care as a methodology for addressing
community health issues through education, public safety, criminal justice and
economic development. Students will be exposed to the policy and practice of
addressing trauma in a community setting from the prospective of a field-based
practitioners. (3 credits)

Connections to College and Career

This course is an elective in the Community Development Certificate and Bachelors of
Science degree programs at Roger Williams University and may transfer to other college/university programs.  The course prepares you for careers like the following:

Municipal Healthy Communities Office Director - $40,000+

Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+

Case Management Director - $35,000+

Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000

Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) - $35,000-$50,000

Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+

Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+

Gerontology Department Manager - $40,000-$65,000

Nursing Home Program Manager - $40,000+

Hospital/Clinic Unit Manager - $55,000+


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Dates Dates: Begins 1/30/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Counseling Theory & Skills
SHS.408.91




This course will provide an overview of the concepts underlying community organizing and social change theories. We will examine social movements, policy issues, and explore the skills required to make effective change at the neighborhood, municipal, state, and nation-wide levels. This course is appropriate for all students who are interested in understanding how marginalized communities can leverage strengths, create strategic partnerships, and mobilize their members to create change through social action.

Connections to College and Career

This course is a requirement for the Certificate in Case Management and the Bachelor of Science degree in Healthy
Communities at RWU and can prepare students for careers like the following:

• Municipal Healthy Communities
Office Director - $40,000+

• Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+

• Case Management Director - $35,000+

• Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000

• Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) -
$35,000-$50,000

• Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+

• Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+

• Gerontology Department Manager - $40,000-$65,000

• Nursing Home Program Manager - $40,000+

• Hospital/Clinic Unit Manager - $55,000+






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Dates Dates: Begins 1/24/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule: Fully Online
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Crisis Intervention
SHS.328.91

Provides a theoretical framework for the understanding of crises and emergencies in mental health and health care practice intended for students who will be practicing in health/mental health/law enforcement, or will be acting as administrators in these human service agencies. A variety of crisis experiences is examined, including developmental and transitional crisis. Related strategies for intervention, legal guidelines, and treatment are examined. A basic approach to clinical assessment is presented, and then applied to various types of crises, including family violence and abuse, lifethreatening illness, and suicidality.


Connections to College and Career

This is a required course for the Certificate in Case Management and Bachelors of Science programs in Healthy Communities at Roger Williams University and may be transferable to other colleges or universities.
The course can prepare you for careers like the following:


• Municipal Healthy Communities Office Director - $40,000+

• Nonprofit Executive Director - $60,000+

• Case Management Director - $35,000+

• Social Service/Nonprofit Organization Program Manager - $30,000-$45,000

• Community Outreach Coordinator (education, healthcare, local/state gov’t) -
$35,000-$50,000

• Foundation Grants Program Officer - $40,000+

• Nonprofit/Research Institute Program Evaluator - $45,000+

• Gerontology Department Manager - $40,000-$65,000

• Nursing Home Program Manager - $40,000+

• Hospital/Clinic Unit Manager - $55,000+



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Dates Dates: Begins 1/24/18 Ends 5/9/18 Schedule: Fully Online
Credits Credits: 1 High School Credit and 3 College Credits
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
DownCity Designers: Build Studio
ACN1011
    • Participants in of DownCity Designers will work as a team to build a structure designed by students that improves a public space in Providence like a park, school, or playground. They will prepare the site for construction, gain an introduction to 3D modeling design software and will fabricate and install their project as a permanent contribution to a public space in Providence. This is a great class for anyone interested in architecture, design, construction, or community service. No construction skills are necessary because you can learn it all with us! (High School students only). Transportation: Course Instructor will provide RIPTA tickets to attending youth to help support transportation to/from program.
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Dates Dates: Begins Jan 29 Ends May 16 Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00pm
Credits Credits: 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
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