Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Recovery and Trauma-Informed Care (Online)
Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Counseling (Online/Hybrid)
These programs, offered in conjunction with SDSU's Department of Counseling and School Psychology, are designed to provide students with a robust understanding of contemporary counseling and trauma-informed care practices. Students will gain knowledge and skills that will be valuable in building or enhancing their careers as mental health professionals.
In order to earn an advanced certificate or master's degree, you must apply and be admitted to SDSU. The application period for fall 2016 is now open. To be eligible for admission, you must complete the CSU Mentor application and the departmental application by May 1, 2016.
For more information, including detailed application instructions, visit coe.sdsu.edu/onlinecounsel, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (619) 356-1175.
Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Recovery & Trauma Care (12-unit online program)
- CSP 618 Mental Health Recovery and the DSM: A Social Justice Perspective
- CSP 650 Trauma and Crisis Counseling in Multicultural Community Context
- CSP 762 Prevention, Crisis Intervention, and Conflict Resolution in Schools
- CSP 606 Professional Issues in Mental Health Practice: Community-Based Block
Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Counseling (18 additional units)
- CSP 600 Cross-Cultural Counseling Communication Skills
- CSP 600L Cross-Cultural Counseling Prepracticum
- CSP 625 Marriage & Family Therapy Theories & Best Practices I
- CSP 626 Marriage & Family Therapy Theories & Best Practices II
- CSP 645 College Planning & Career Development P-16
- ED 690 Methods of Inquiry
- ED 795A Seminar
This 12-unit graduate certificate program will give you a competitive edge as a helping professional through improving your abilities to work with crisis intervention, counseling, trauma, and mental health issues.
Graduates of the 30-unit master's program have been successful in gaining professional roles in the school and community contexts, including jobs advising in community colleges, becoming behavior specialists, case managers, developing specialized mental health services, working in drug & alcohol services, and increasing skill.
Improve your relationship building counseling knowledge and skills, the academic skills of critical thinking, systematic inquiry and effective written and oral communication; and the personal growth experiences necessary to enable you to use your skills for the benefit of students and clients. The degree can also prepare you for meeting doctoral-level application requirements.
- culturally-infused curricula
- integrated new advances in mental health recovery
- an emphasis on trauma-informed care
- a strength-based, community-focused clinical training
- a social justice lens
- a systemic and social-constructionist focus
- affordable qualifications
- international, accessible programs in mental health
- Passion: Start a career that you can feel passionate about
- Reputation: Study at a reputable university
- Value: Our programs are affordable
- Excellent Faculty: Learn from experienced, committed faculty with a nationally-recognized reputation
- Relevant and Cutting-edge: Learn the most up-to-date knowledge and skills in mental health
- Reciprocal Learning: Collaborate with faculty and students who respect and appreciate what you bring to the learning process
Training School Professionals & Mental Health Professionals
in counseling and trauma-informed care for a multicultural society