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.
Dr. Brenda O'Beirne
Phone: (262) 472-1452
Phone: (262) 472-5426
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:
CLINICAL STUDIES IN COUNSELING
INTRODUCATION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILYCOUNSELING
FAMILIES: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ABUSIVE BEHAVIORS
COUNSELING AND THE CHEMICALDEPENDENCY PROCESS