Learn how a variety of factors impact mental health and well-being with this certificate from the social work department at UW-Eau Claire. Throughout the program's tailored curriculum, you'll discover how professionals can best support individuals with mental health needs. This certificate is a great fit for those who are interested in working in healthcare, law enforcement, or education.
Student-faculty research. Not every university can boast about having quality research experiences for their undergraduate students. Here, Blugolds have the opportunity to work alongside faculty and engage in fascinating discoveries. For this certificate, that research might be focused on bettering society, and you could eventually present those findings at local and international research conferences.
Connection to local employers. Annual on-campus Career Conferences and a Non-Profit and Government Career Fair bring potential employers right to you. These events are excellent opportunities to network and submit your resume for current and future job openings.
This certificate requires 12 credits of coursework. You'll explore a wide variety of curriculum, from learning how social, cultural and environmental factors impact mental health to understanding best practices in providing support services.
What classes do mental health and well-being students take?
Your classes may cover topics like:
- Introduction to social work
- Counseling skills for helping professionals
- Death and bereavement
- Self-care in the helping professions
- Understanding trauma
- Mental health and substance abuse
Learn more about the mental health and well-being certificate in the UWEC catalog.
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