Terrifying experiences rupture people’s sense of predictability and invulnerability. There is a growing need for counselors to assist clients who have been impacted by traumatic experiences, such as natural disasters, sexual or physical abuse, war, or other devastating events.
The Graduate Certificate in Trauma: Clinical Bases of Treatment and Recovery offers advanced counselor training in trauma with a focus on& short-term interventions and long-term care. 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
Advanced counselor training in trauma includes both short-term interventions and long-term care. Specialty courses focus on evidence based treatments of trauma, strategies for treating grief and bereavement, as well as advocacy and social justice.
In addition to meeting criteria for the general 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.