Loyola University Chicago

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Advanced School Mental Health Practice

Offered by the School of Social Work, this post-master's certificate program equips mental health professionals to better affect positive psycho-social development in their student clients. Primary takeaways from the program will include:

  • Fostering collaboration between schools and families
  • Implementing strength-based interventions in schools
  • Advocating for whole-school interventions
  • Becoming more data-driven and evidence-informed as School-Based Mental Health Practitioners.

This program consists of 15 credit hours, including two synchronous courses, two required asynchronous online courses, and one hybrid elective class (combining online learning and a weekend Education Immersion experience) in Advanced School Mental Health Practice.

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