Class begins on January 15 and continues to May 28, 2015 on Thursdays 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This postgraduate certificate program will enable mental health/health practitioners to conveniently enhance their professional development by attending class one evening a week over the course of one semester. The role of the clinician in practice, administration and/or advocacy will be addressed with sensitivity towards counselor wellness and vicarious traumatization. Students will be encouraged to have either current direct employment or voluntary experience with military members or their family in order to maximize active skill-based learning.
- Students will gain knowledge of population characteristics and relevant physical and mental health issues for current and former military personnel.
- Students will acquire the skills needed to provide prevention, treatment and rehabilitative services to service members, Veterans, their families and their communities.
- Students will develop a specialized scope of advanced practice skills applicable to individuals, couples, families and groups within the military population.
- Students will gain knowledge needed to develop and implement programs, policies and procedures to improve the quality of life for service members, Veterans, their families and their communities.
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