Graduate Certificates

Graduate certificates are specialized graduate-level credentials reflecting knowledge of the most up-to-date research in the selected field. Certificate completion increases a student’s competitiveness, enhances their performance, and helps prepare them for the changing nature of business. There are currently four graduate certificate programs affiliated with CABH.

Addictions and 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. The certificate program is an interdisciplinary effort on behalf of the Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling in the College of Behavioral & Communi

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.

IRT Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health

As part of the Institute for Translational Research Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse, 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.

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.