Psychiatric Rehabilitation (Certificate)

The advanced Certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation trains rehabilitation practitioners to provide mental health evidence-based practices to assist individuals with mental illness to obtain and maintain life goals within community settings.

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Current research indicates a significant shortage in practitioners specifically trained in mental health evidence-based practices. This 9 hour (3 courses) program trains students to provide evidence-based practices to promote community integration for individuals with mental illness.

Program Overview

Through this certificate program, students learn to promote community integration for individuals with mental illness. You'll focus on evidence-based practices, counseling methods, supported employment, psychopharmacology, consumer empowerment, community resources, supported education, families, stigma, and multicultural and psychosocial issues.

Career Opportunities

Students will be prepared to provide psychiatric rehabilitation support in health care environments including:

  • Hospitals
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation centers

Coursework in this certificate program includes psychiatric rehabilitation, psychopathology, and a graduate psychology seminar.

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  • $40 application fee
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement

Featured Faculty

Nicole Ditchman
Associate Professor of Psychology
Jonathan Larson
Associate Professor of Psychology
Kelly Kazukauskas
Clinical Associate Professor Director, Counseling and Rehabilitation Science Program
Frank Lane
Associate Professor of Psychology Chair, Department of Psychology
Lindsay Sheehan
Senior Research Associate
Patrick Corrigan
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Eun Jeong Lee
Associate Professor of Psychology