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Top 8 Certificates in Mental Healthcare 2019

If you’re looking for a way to bridge the gap between degrees or gain extra knowledge for a promotion, you may want to consider pursuing a certificate. A certificate is available to undergraduates and graduates alike. This type of program usually takes less than a year to complete.

What is a certificate in mental health? A certificate in mental health is a course of study that focuses on knowledge needed to work with and advocate for those with mental health issues. This program can help give professionals and students a better understanding of mental health and what can be done to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. The program also focuses on policymaking and helping those affected by mental health.

One of the main benefits of taking this course is the understanding gained. Students who go through this coursework will be able to work with families and individuals who are affected by mental health issues. Graduates will also be able to develop customized plans for each individual and their specific situation.

The cost of this type of certificate will vary depending on the university, the location and whether or not you want to take the course online or in-person. Look at the schools you are interested in attending to find out more.

Someone with a certificate in mental health is often able to work in a variety of different professions. You could become a mental health assistant, physiotherapist assistant, recovery assistant or crisis assistant, if you take this type of course as an undergraduate. Should you take the course at a higher level, you could become a counselor, victim advocate or clinical assessor.

If you are interested in pursuing a certificate in mental health, you have to find the school that is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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8 Results in Mental Healthcare

University of St Andrews

The Postgraduate Certificate in The Psychology of Dementia Care focuses on the practical application of psychological theory in dementia care and is intended for professi ... [+]

The Postgraduate Certificate in The Psychology of Dementia Care focuses on the practical application of psychological theory in dementia care and is intended for professional care staff and management who provide services to people with dementia.

The PG Cert in The Psychology of Dementia Care is a part-time distance learning course run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience with start dates in January and September. The programme will provide students with a theoretical background to the psychology of dementia care.

Highlights The structure of the programme is designed for maximum flexibility, allowing students to take one, two or all three of the modules, which you may pay for one at a time (the Postgraduate Certificate requires the completion of all three). Students are encouraged to question current practice and to apply psychological theory to their own working situation. The distance learning format allows students to attain the Postgraduate Certificate remotely and at their own pace. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
Algonquin College

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new sk ... [+]

Our Program

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new skills including social, play, self-help, language and academic skills. This highly specialized Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with a firm grounding in the principles of ABA; specifically in the application of these principles to Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) with children with ASD. The curriculum covers the characteristics of individuals with ASD, evidence-based practices in ABA, the professional code of ethics and the development and implementation of behavioral treatment plans. Students gain practical experience working with clients and ABA treatment teams.... [-]

Canada Ottawa
January 2020
Full-time
Online
Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School

The Educational Specialist in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is a 33-36 semester hour program. The program includes one to two internships (300-600 clinical ho ... [+]

The mission of the Counselor Education Program at Alabama State University is to prepare graduates who will perform as professional counselors in schools and community agencies. The program provides a strong framework in counseling theories and techniques, as well as “hands-on” practicum and internship experiences. Graduates are expected to exhibit high levels of self-awareness; ethical behavior; knowledge of adaptive and maladaptive thought processes and behaviors; skills to effect positive client behavior changes; and the personal characteristics of caring, empathic helpers.

The Educational Specialist in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is a 33-36 semester hour program. The program includes one to two internships (300-600 clinical hours) at local counseling centers and community agencies. Our graduates are trained in advocacy, accountability, evidence-based practices, supervision, and research.... [-]

USA Montgomery
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
iStudy

Do you know that addiction is one of the regular issues or problems by individuals? Addiction is something everyone can suffer, regardless of where you are in the world. ... [+]

Course Highlights

Addiction Counselling Certificate Course is an award-winning and the best selling course that has been given the CPD Certification & CiQ GOLD accreditation. It is the most suitable course anyone looking to work in this or relevant sector.

It is considered one of the perfect courses in the UK that can help students/learners to get familiar with the topic and gain necessary skills to perform well in this field. We have packed Addiction Counselling Certificate Course into 24 modules for teaching you everything you need to become successful in this profession.

To provide you ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 12 hours, 55 minutes and it is also possible to study at your own pace.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
John Academy

Do you know that addiction is one of the regular issues or problems by individuals? Addiction is something everyone can suffer, regardless of where you are in the world. ... [+]

Certificates in Mental Healthcare. Who is the course for? Professionals who are helping people cope up with their drug addiction People who have the interest to learn the ways to cope with drug addiction Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. Career Path: ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Michigan School of Professional Psychology

The Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provides students with the preparation to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). ... [+]

The Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provides students with the preparation to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

BCBAs are needed to work with individuals with autism, other developmental disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), and various behavioral challenges in outpatient clinics, hospitals, schools, and residential treatment settings across the US and internationally.

MiSPP is offering a certificate program in ABA that prepares students to sit for the international examination to become BCBAs. MiSPP’s ABA certificate program combines 18 credit hours of coursework approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) and a 1000-hour practicum experience.... [-]

USA Farmington Hills
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning

This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors. ... [+]

Current studies suggest that up to 4% of individuals in Canada have FASD. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FAS diagnosis, intervention, and support. This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors.

Please note: Applicants must have an Early Childhood, Human Service Counsellor, or other related diploma or degree, or the equivalent combination of experience in a related field and applied training.

Benefits Work with individuals affected by FASD at all age levels Establish and maintain effective understanding and communication with affected clients, individuals, and families Provide advocacy and awareness of community resources Participate in case planning, crisis intervention, reporting, and documentation Teach and support the learning process Development of family and participant treatment plans Who should attend? ... [-]
Canada Fredericton
Full-time
20 weeks
Online
University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning

The Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate Program will prepare individuals for careers as competent assistant behaviour analysts. ... [+]

Practical application. Real-time education.

The Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate Program will prepare individuals for careers as competent assistant behaviour analysts.

Throughout the program, students will learn the foundations of behaviour analysis such as how people learn and unlearn behaviours and skills. Students will also gain skills in the applications of behaviour analysis, such as determining why someone engages in inappropriate behaviour, how to set up a behavior intervention plan, and how to continuously manage behaviour change programs in ethical ways.

Students can apply these evidence-based skills in a variety of ways and settings, such as:

Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders Classroom management and education In-home care for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and the elderly Common parenting concerns such as bedtime struggles, “potty” training, and feeding problems Training and supervision of human services staff ... [-]
Canada Fredericton
Full-time
Part-time
250 - 1000 hours
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined