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.
The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.