Many families today have a family member—child or adult—with mental health needs. Studies estimate that about 20 percent of children today have some type of mental health need. Arcadia’s specialty in the area of Child and Family Therapy recognizes the simultaneous mental health needs of parents, families and children, and the impact of child on family or family on child.
If you are a licensed professional counselor, a doctoral level psychologist, or have a master’s degree in a clinical field such as counseling or social work, this certificate program is designed to meet your continuing education needs.
What to Expect
The Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Therapy will equip you to specificallytreat children, adolescents and their families, with courses focused on:
In addition to fulfilling the criteria for the Counseling master's program admission procedures, you must hold a master’s or doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling, social work or a closely related clinical discipline.