SDSU Counseling Programs | Navid Zamani , Lecturer
New Certificate in Mental Health Recovery and Trauma-Informed Care at SDSU
The certificate is designed to educate professionals in contemporary mental practices that focus on mental health recovery and trauma-informed care in the schools and the community.
The certificate draws upon integrated recovery and strength-based approaches and emphasizes the role of trauma-informed treatment models in understanding the causes of mental ill-health and practices to address human suffering caused by familial and environmental trauma. Students will learn about the latest knowledge and practices used to work with people experiencing severe mental illness. The certificate explores applications of trauma-informed care in education, and community settings.
M.A. Education in Counseling (Online 30-unit Master’s)
The Master of Arts degree seeks to prepare professionals to address the mental health and relational needs of culturally different populations. The degree covers contemporary mental practices that focus on mental health recovery and trauma-informed care including integrated recovery and strength-based approaches. The degree is a wonderful building block for teachers to be better equipped to work with the mental health needs of their students, develop professionals’ skills to work in a wide range of helping related fields, as well as prepare students for more advanced training to be licensed professionals in mental health services. The degree is also valuable for meeting entry requirements into doctoral study.