Rehabilitation Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Certificate

Certificate - Rehabilitation Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, PB

College of Education

Graduate Coordinator: Caroline Booth         Email:  csbooth@ncat.edu      Phone: (336) 285-4386

Department Chair:  Caroline Booth               Email:  csbooth@ncat.edu      Phone: (336) 285-4386

The Certificate Program in Rehabilitation Psychology and Behavioral Medicine prepares counselors who focus on the application of psychological knowledge and skills on behalf of individuals with disabilities and chronic health conditions in order to maximize health and welfare, independence, and functional abilities. The certificate also prepares specialists who are concerned with behavioral approaches relevant to the understanding of physical health and illness, and the application of disease prevention, health promotion, treatment, and rehabilitation. There is specific emphasis on the psychological impact of disability, types of assessment tools and procedures utilized to diagnose individuals with various psychological conditions, and the appropriate techniques utilized to treat individuals with psychopathological disorders.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Available only as an add-on certificate to students admitted to the MS in Mental Health Counseling program at North Carolina A&T State University.

 

Certificate Requirements

Total credit hours: 12

  • HDSV 761, 768, 773, 778