Multicultural Knowledge of
Mental Health Practices
Online Certificate Program
What is offered?
The Multicultural Knowledge of Mental Health Practices certificate is a 15-credit program designed to provide basic knowledge of and guidelines for practice with diverse groups. It is geared towards students who are currently in graduate programs or at the post-master’s level, and are interested in additional training in this area. This program is designed for students and current professionals in counseling, education, social work, psychology, business, and other health-related fields who are working with diverse populations. The certificate program will fulfill continuing education requirements through coursework for licensure or recertification.
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How to Apply
Students will be admitted on a continuous basis. Post-master's students will submit a transcript and letter of intent. Students currently in a graduate program will submit a transcript, letter of intent and must demonstrate a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students are sought from a wide variety of disciplines, and thus, there is no specific background required for the program. Please note that transfer credits will not be accepted.
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"Starting in the spring of 2009, Fernando Orozco assisted Educational Psychology Assistant Professor Shannon Chavez-Korell with research on health issues affecting Latinos and mental health issues affecting Native Americans. Now a UWM alumni, during his time here he was a McNair Scholar, an opportunity that offers research stipends and mentoring to prepare students students from under-represented backgrounds for graduate school."