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Certificate in Community Counseling

The Graduate Certificate in Community Counseling is designed for individuals who have a Masters degree in counseling from a CACREP (Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) accredited institution (or equivalent) in an emphasis other than community counseling. If this requirement has not been met additional course work, or the MS counseling program, may be required.

 

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Brenda O'Beirne

Winther 6047

Phone: (262) 472-1452

Email: obeirneb@uww.edu

 

Department Secretary:

Winther 6035

Phone: (262) 472-5426

Email: counslred@uww.edu

 

CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNITY COUNSELING:

 

Courses would be taken sequentially to address the development of counseling services relative to a community setting. The internship will be one or two semesters depending on the needs of the student, as determined by Counselor Education Faculty. Students having had a year-long Internship in their Masters program and having had sufficient counseling experience with mental health populations will only be required to participate in a one semester Internship.

 

The Certificate Program requires completion of the following courses in sequence:

 

COUNSED 728

CLINICAL STUDIES IN COUNSELING

COUNSED 731

INTRODUCATION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILYCOUNSELING

COUNSED 734

FAMILIES: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ABUSIVE BEHAVIORS

COUNSED 746

COUNSELING AND THE CHEMICALDEPENDENCY PROCESS

COUNSED 795

INTERNSHIP