MILITARY AND VETERAN AFFAIRS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


Individual seminars in the 60-hour Military and Veteran Affairs Certificate Program are open for anyone to attend and receive continuing education credit to apply toward CEU licensing renewal requirements. A CEU certificate will be issued at the conclusion of each seminar.

The 60 hours for a certificate in Military and Veteran Affairs Certificate Program consist of four required seminars, 24 hours (see seminar descriptions) and 36 hours of your choice of electives. All must be completed within two years of the date of the first seminar you attend. It is highly recommended that you complete basic training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy prior to or concurrently with the certificate program. You must be a master level graduate to qualify for the Certificate Program.

There will be an exit test at the conclusion of each of the four required seminars which must be passed to receive your certificate upon completion of the 60 hours from the School of Social Work.

A list of required texts will be provided.

Following are the seminars/hours that must be taken:
  (These seminars do not need to be taken in any specific order, except for Practicum II, which MUST be the last seminar)

Required Neuroscience Underpinnings of the Impact of Trauma on Military Populations (6 hours)
Electives Electives of your choice (12 hours)
Required Assessment and Diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Combat Veterans, Part I (6 hours)
Required Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Restructuring Therapy Skills Practicum I (6 hours)
Electives Electives of your choice (24 hours)
Required Prolonged Exposure Therapy Skills Practicum II (6 hours)