Helping Skills Graduate Certificate

Graduate Level Certificate - Helping Skills

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 15

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The Helping Skills Certificate program is intended for working professionals in helping roles who want to further develop specific skills to initiate, establish, and maintain effective and healing relationships with the people they serve.

  • The Helping Skills certificate does not prepare students for professional counseling licensure.

  • Faculty may recommend the Helping Skills Certificate program as an alternative to obtaining a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling as part of a student professional development plan. 

  • Graduate-level courses offered from other departments (PSYX, SW, EDLD, EDUC) may be considered with advisor review and approval.

Summary

Required Courses

15

Total Hours

15


Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

COUN 511

Theories & Technology of Counseling

3

COUN 512

Counseling Fundamentals

3

COUN 560

Lifespan Developmental Counseling

3

COUN 575

Multicultural Counseling

3

COUN 610

Professional Ethics and Orientation

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C