Graduate Certificate in Military Counseling
The Graduate Certificate in Military Counseling gives behavioral healthcare providers the capacity to expand their practice to service members, veterans and their families. It also opens the door for practitioners who might wish to work with the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, all branches of the armed forces, reserve forces and the National Guard.
The objective of military counseling is to provide care to serving members of the military and to counsel those in need of behavioral healthcare. Common counseling includes mental health issues and the treatment and prevention of substance abuse.
The certificate does not confer a degree, but applicants must have a master’s degree in a related discipline before beginning the certificate program.
Earning the certificate requires the completion of four courses for 12 graduate credits or 140 continuing education, non-credit units. Before registering, students can choose to complete the certificate for graduate-level credit or as non-credit continuing education courses. Review the Temple’s graduate bulletin for more information.
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The Military Counseling certificate complements the services provided by counselors, pastoral counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other clinical practitioners.