The Graduate Certification Program addresses the critical shortage of trained professional counselors who serve the mental health needs of the rapidly growing Hispanic/Latino population. The certificate is designed for professional counselors to gain knowledge to conduct counseling sessions in Spanish. The coursework includes three online courses and two community internship experiences with online supervision.
Students who have an opportunity to travel may take the CNEP 5329 Cultural Immersion: Diversity of Spanish Speakers and CNEP 5333 Internship II courses in a study abroad format in a Spanish-speaking country when offered.
Must hold a Master’s degree in Counseling or currently be in final semester of a Masters Counseling Program.