Northcentral University's School of Psychology introduced three new post-master's certificates, designed specifically for professionals in psychology who are interested in further enhancing their skill sets to include new needs in the fields of mental and behavioral health.
New concentrations offered include:
Geropsychology and Elder Care
Designed for individuals who are passionate about working older adults and their families, this specialization provides coursework that prepares students for career opportunities in health facilities, mental health clinics, numerous government agencies, and community organizations.
Addictions and Rehabilitation
A complement to the existing Addictions post-master’s certificate, this specialization is geared toward providing a knowledge base of case management, clinical supervision, rehabilitation needs of special populations, and evidence-based practices in addiction rehabilitation. Students will gain the skills necessary to help prepare them for a career in addiction rehabilitation.
Trauma and Disaster Relief
Designed with the needs of victims, survivors, relief workers, and bystanders of trauma and disaster in mind, this specialization is geared toward individuals who have a desire to help remedy the emotional and behavioral issues that may accompany such tragedy. Students will gain the skills necessary to work with individuals who have witnessed natural disasters, accidents, abuse, physical injury, bullying, and other traumatic events.
In the ever-changing field of psychology, specialized certificates are a great way to add new skill sets to your knowledge base. Professionals in psychology looking for the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge are a great fit for the post-master's certificate, which requires a minimum of just 18 credits for completion. For more information, visit ncu.edu or call 866.776.0331.