Applicants must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree to be eligible to participate in this certificate.
In recent years, our increased understanding of the neurological underpinnings of trauma, and our greater appreciation for its dramatic impact on individual, families, and societies, have created the need for practitioners possessing both the foundational knowledge and practical skills necessary to work effectively and humanely with trauma sufferers.
Available in both one and two-year formats, the JFK University Certificate in Trauma Studies offers current students and practicing professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge in this area that is of vital importance to an array of industries, including Medical Care, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, and Public Health.
- Developed and taught by clinical practitioners and academics experienced in trauma studies
- One or two-year courses of study
- Covers basic skills in trauma assessment and diagnosis, as well as a wide range of intervention methods
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Program participants gain a better understanding of the psychological and physiological roots of trauma and different approaches to its treatment, including multicultural perspectives. This increased understanding makes them better equipped to deal with trauma-related issues in an ethical, humane, and effective manner across a broad range of clinical and non-clinical settings.
Program Relocation Information
National University is establishing an NU East Bay branch campus, where the JFK School of Psychology will be housed. The JFK School of Psychology consists of the following programs: Masters in Consciousness and Transformative Studies (CTS); Masters in Counseling Psychology; Masters in Sport Psychology; Doctor of Clinical Psychology; and Academic Certificate in Trauma Studies.