Academics

Graduate Certificates

Addictions & Substance Abuse Counseling

This certificate is primarily designed for graduate students in rehabilitation counseling, mental health counseling, social work, psychology, or other human services disciplines or for human services professionals who desire to learn about addictions and substance abuse counseling.

Children's Mental Health

This online program is designed to provide a rigorous, empirically-based education to individuals in the behavioral health services field who wish to work with agencies and systems that serve children and families with mental health challenges. Students will learn to assist children at different developmental stages, within the contexts in which they live.

Leadership in Behavioral Health

The Leadership in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Graduate Certificate will provide students with tools and strategies for leading organizations that serve the behavioral health needs of children, youth, and their families in a variety of contexts including mental health, education, juvenile justice, and child welfare.

ITR Adolescent Behavioral Health

As part of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health, the Graduate Certificate Program will merge the skills and experience of local community treatment providers, USF academic researchers and national experts. Developed as a research education project, the program will provide a team mentoring approach with student researchers and professionals in the field.

Marriage & Family Therapy

This certificate enables professionals in the mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, counselor education, social work, psychology, and other human service fields to enhance their knowledge and skills in marriage and family therapy.

Positive Behavior Support

As one of few in the nation, the USF Positive Behavior Support Certificate Program (PBS) is designed for educators, school or mental health administrators, school psychologists, social workers, school counselors, and behavioral health staff who want to specialize in an evidence-based approach to resolving challenging behavior and supporting the prosocial behavior of children and youth within schools and early education settings.