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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Restorative Justice Practice and Trauma-Informed Care Advanced Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 331012)

The purpose of this certificate is to educate a national and international body of mental health professionals and para-professionals in contemporary mental health practices that focus on restorative justice practices and trauma-informed care. The certificate draws upon integrated recovery and strength-based approaches and emphasizes the role of trauma-informed treatment models in understanding the causes of mental ill-health and restorative justice practices to address human suffering caused by environmental trauma. The certificate is offered in an online format to cater to educational and health-care professionals residing in locations all over the world.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with demonstrated experience in serving people requiring mental health services.

Additional Information

Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all certificate coursework with no less than a grade of C in any course. Only three units of coursework with a grade of C will count towards the certificate. A maximum of three units of coursework may be repeated. Courses in the certificate program may be applied to a master’s degree if applicable.

For further information, contact the program adviser, Dr. Gerald Monk, 619-594-6109.

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