Certificate in School Counseling

The graduate certification in School Counseling is designed for individuals who have a Master’s degree in Counseling from a CACREP-accredited institution (or equivalent) in an emphasis other than school counseling. This certification program provides post-graduate training in the emphasis area of school counseling to students who have completed a Master’s in Counseling in a different emphasis. If this requirement has not been met, additional course work, or the MS Counseling program, may be required.   Visit http://www.uww.edu/coeps/departments/counselored/continuing-ed/post-masters-certificate for application materials.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jennifer Betters-Bubon
Winther 6039
Phone: 262-472-1886
Email: bettersj@uww.edu

Department

Alicia Stone-Jackson
Winther 6035
Phone 262-472-5426
Email: counslred@uww.edu

Download: Program Application for Certificate

Certificate in School Counseling

Courses would be taken sequentially to address the development of counseling services K-12. The internship will be one or two semesters, depending on the needs of the student, as determined by Counselor Education Faculty. Students having had a year-long Internship in the Master’s program and having sufficient counseling experience with children will only be required to participate in a one-semester Internship. However, some experience in all three areas (Elementary, Middle, and Secondary schools) would be required.

The Certificate Program requires completion of the following courses in sequence:

COUNSED 712PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF COUNSELING (new name: PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF COUNSELING)3
COUNSED 716CRISIS INTERVENTION AND TRAUMA COUNSELING ACROSS SETTINGS3
COUNSED 720CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND INFORMATION SERVICES3
COUNSED 738SCHOOLS AND THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR (new name: SCHOOLS AND THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR)3
COUNSED 743SCHOOL COUNSELING: CONSULTATION, COLLABORATION, AND INTERVENTION3
COUNSED 795COUNSELING INTERNSHIP3-6
Electives: 0-3, depending on student's background; courses to be chosen from existing courses in the department
Total Units18-21