Our Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS) programs provide students with opportunities for professional development without the formal pursuit of a graduate degree, while the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) programs provide students with opportunities to continue their graduate studies upon completion of a master's degree program.
CGS in Substance Abuse Foundations in Rehabilitation Counseling
The CGS in substance abuse foundations in rehabilitation counseling offers interested students the opportunity for graduate-level study in foundations of substance abuse.
- Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling: History, Principles, Laws and Ethics
- Rehabilitation Counseling Practicum (150 hours in an organization serving individuals with substance abuse) or Laboratory in Interpersonal Communication Skills
- Substance Abuse Counseling and Rehabilitation or Foundations of Substance Abuse
- One elective chosen from a list of rehabilitation counseling courses
CAGS in Mental Health: Concentration in Rehabilitation Counseling
The CAGS in mental health with a concentration in rehabilitation counseling provides further graduate education in mental health counseling to students who have a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or a related field and are interested in pursuing state licensure as a mental health counselor. To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete four courses (12 credits): two on topics in mental health and two internship seminars.
Licensing laws vary from state to state. Students are responsible for knowing the requirements for the state in which they are seeking licensure.
- Psychopharmacology for the Mental Health Professional
- Counseling and Rehabilitation in Mental Health
- Advanced Internship I and Seminar in Mental Health
- Advanced Internship II and Seminar in Mental Health