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 interdisciplinary program delivered through distance learning technologies 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 who have mental health needs. Students will learn to assist children at different developmental stages, within the contexts in which they live.


The graduate certificate in Translational Research Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse (ITRE) is a federally-funded, state of the art research education program that teaches the practical skills of translational research and implementation science in the field of adolescent behavioral health. Graduate scholars work with community partners, academic mentors, and national mentors to advance the field.

Positive Behavior Support

This graduate certificate program 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.