Trauma: Clinical Bases of Treatment and Recovery

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Trauma: Clinical Bases of Treatment and Recovery

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.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of our students who completed the program, and other important information, view Gainful Employment information. View current tuition costs.

Certificate Requirements


Admission Requirements

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.

Test scores are not required.