The Mental Health certificate prepares Human Service or other helping professionals for entry-level work in the behavioral health field. Graduates of this program will be trained to offer the following entry-level supervised mental health services: Individual and group counseling; assessment; case planning; client services support; documentation; and community service outreach and referrals for individuals and families.
JOB GROWTH & WAGES
Labor Stats: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of mental health counselors is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The average salary for ranges from approximately $43,270 per year in Massachusetts.
POTENTIAL JOB TITLES
Group Work & Professional Development
Intro to Psychology
Human Service Methods
English Composition I
Introduction to Mental Health Counseling
Interviewing & Counsleing
Field Work Practicum I & Seminar I
Human Growth and Development
Talented faculty who work in the field, know what students will encounter in the profession, and send them out with the skills necessary to do the work.