Members of the military and their families have encountered many unique challenges that might affect their mental and behavioral health. Military service, active duty, and war are inherently stressful and traumatizing, and it takes unique psychological training to understand, assess, and mitigate the detrimental effects. You can help meet the critical needs of these brave individuals and families by acquiring specialized training, preparing you to treat clients negatively affected by military conflict.
This certificate is offered by AU New England
The Counseling Military Service Personnel and Their Families program is designed to provide convenient, high-quality specialized training for licensed mental health providers in New England who want to offer their services to meet the critical needs of military personnel and their families.
The certificate program is open to those with a graduate degree in an allied mental health profession. Each course is three credits, in an online format.
This certificate requires 9 credit hours (3 courses) and can be completed in three semesters. Each course is three credits, in an online format.
Please contact the Program Director for a sample syllabi.
- Military Culture and Language
- Military Deployment Cycles: Mental Health Issues
- Special Issues with Military Families
How to Apply
- Complete the online admissions application, including:
- Essay questions, admissions and program-specific
- Resume/curriculum vitae (CV)
- Non-refundable $50 application fee
- Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities where you earned a degree or certificate.
- Two letters of recommendation are required, from people who are in a position to evaluate your professional or academic work. The person making the recommendation may not be related to you.
- There are additional requirements for International applicants and applicants without a Bachelor’s degree
- Interview with a faculty member of the department to which you seek entry if selected. This can be in person, by phone, or via Skype.
- Master’s and Certificate Programs do not require the GRE or any other standardized test for admissions. We consider all of your application materials, and evaluate your academic potential in a variety of ways.
Official transcripts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Office of Admissions
Antioch University New England
40 Avon Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03431-3516
All application materials submitted become part of an applicant’s file and cannot be returned.
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