Certificate for Behavioral Health Support Specialist

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In the Behavioral Health Support Specialist Certificate Program, you’ll receive advanced training and be prepared for future employment in integrated care settings. You’ll study topics that include:

  • Theories of psychotherapy
  • The action, use, and abuse of drugs ranging from analgesics to hallucinogens
  • The role and application of psychology and behavioral health in different settings
  • Skills for helping others

Is this certificate the right fit for you?

While this certificate is designed as an add-on credential for students majoring in the Health Psychology or the Psychology Programs, we welcome students from other majors such as:

  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Addiction Studies

… and more!

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Behavioral Health Support Specialist Certificate

Prior to declaring, students must pass each of the following prerequisite courses with a grade ≥B: PSYC 301PSYC 302PSYC 317PSYC 420.

Please see your advisor for potential equivalent exceptions.

Required Courses for the Certificate
PSYC 303FOUNDATION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY5
PSYC 323DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR5
PSYC 408COLLABORATIVE AND INTEGRATIVE CARE IN PSYCHOLOGY5
PSYC 409BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND INTERVENTION5
PSYC 495INTERNSHIP (this variable credit course must be taken twice for 4 credits each time)8
PSYC 498SEMINAR (this is a variable credit course)2
Total Credits30

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