HSV Eligibility and Application

The HSV courses and workshops will be using the synchronous virtual classroom method for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

HSV Eligibility

Applicants to Bryn Mawr’s Home and School Visitor Certificate Program must either be:

  • Students enrolled in Bryn Mawr’s Master of Social Service (M.S.S.) degree program, who may complete program requirements within their graduate curriculum; and
  • Individuals who have completed a master’s program in social work or in a related field at Bryn Mawr or another institution.

HSV Application Components:

  • Non-matriculated Student Application
    • The Non-matriculated Student Application is required from applicants other than current Bryn Mawr students.
    • RECOMMENDATION: Because some of the information on the HSV application is similar to that of your resume, it is recommended you have your resume in-hand before you start completing the application.
      • NOTE: Bryn Mawr College currently enrolled MSS students do not have to complete the application; however, they must meet with the HSV Certifying Officer to discuss program requirements.
  • Declaration of Intent
    • ALL students accepted into the HSV program must complete the Declaration of Intent form prior to starting in the program.
  • Interview with HSV Certifying Officer
    • ​​Applicants are to arrange an interview with Peggy Robinson, HSV Certifying Officer.
      • Interview can be done either by phone, Zoom or in-person
  • Official Graduate Transcript
    • Official graduate transcripts are required at time of application. 
      • Electronic (official / secured) transcripts are to be sent to the attention of: Peggy Robinson, probinson@brynmawr.edu
      • Or, Official Transcripts can be mailed to the attention of:
        • Bryn Mawr College, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Center for Professional Development, 300 Airdale Rd., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

NOTE: The following clearances are usually required in order to work in a PA school. These clearances are not to be sent the Center's office. 

PA Criminal History Request Form (SP4-164)
PA Child Abuse History Clearance (CY-113)
Federal Criminal Background Check


Center for Professional Development

Peggy Robinson
Center Director and Home and School Visitor Certifying Officer
Email: probinson@brynmawr.edu
Phone: 610-520-2614


Bryn Mawr College
Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research
300 Airdale Road
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Email: swprodev@brynmawr.edu
Phone: 610-520-2602