Mental Health Skills Certificate

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College: College of Natural & Health Sciences

Requirements for the Mental Health Skills Certificate

The certificate program in mental health skills is an innovative program designed to teach students the kinds of applied skills necessary for successful entry-level employment in clinical settings.

Core Courses
PSYC 330Interviewing3
PSYC 360Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 431Counseling Psychology3
Elective Psychology Course
Select one of the following:3
Psychological Assessment
Theories of Psychotherapy
Health Psychology
Elective Courses Outside Psychology
Select six credits from a list of courses outside the program that address issues in diversity special populations, and social problems6
Total Credits18

 Students must also submit a portfolio for review and approval, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the completed courses. For further information about the program, contact one of the program advisors: Dr. Friesema or Dr. Carlstrom.