(SIMS Code: 330320)
The purpose of the certificate is to educate rehabilitation counseling and postsecondary education students to provide effective psychiatric rehabilitation interventions that will result in educational success and integration of individuals with psychiatric disabilities in academic and community settings. This certificate is designed for current and aspiring rehabilitation counselors and postsecondary education professionals who work in a variety of settings including public and private mental health programs, employment programs,postsecondary education (community college, university), out-patient hospital programs, state departments of rehabilitation, and private rehabilitation agencies.
Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with demonstrated experience in postsecondary education or rehabilitation services and/or related academic coursework.
Required courses for both the rehabilitation counseling track and the postsecondary education track include 12 units and one fieldwork course (3 units) as follows: