The post-graduate advanced certificate in rehabilitation counseling is designed for current and aspiring rehabilitation counselors who intend to pursue the certified rehabilitation counselor credential, per Category 3 established by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
The certificate requires 21 hours of post-graduate coursework in rehabilitation counseling.
This certificate is only open to those with a master's, specialist or doctoral degree in one of the following majors from an accredited institution:
- Behavioral health
- Behavioral science
- Disability studies
- Human relations
- Human services
- Marriage and family therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Social work
- Special education
- Vocational assessment/evaluation.
- Introduction to Rehabilitation (RHAB 5700)
- Rehabilitation in a Multicultural Society (RHAB 5710)
- Rehabilitation Counseling Theories (RHAB 5720) or Rehabilitation Counseling Applications (RHAB 5721)
- Rehabilitation Assessment (RHAB 5740)
- Disability Aspects I (RHAB 5730)
- Employment and Career Development (RHAB 5741)
- Case Management and Rehabilitation Services (RHAB 5742)
- Course substitution: Disability Issues in Human Development (RHAB 5715) may be substituted for RHAB 5720 if a counseling theories course has been taken as a part of their previous graduate degree. Other courses may be substituted with permission of the graduate advisor depending if taken a previous graduate degree(s).
Students must apply to the UNT Toulouse Graduate School and have transcripts of all academic work sent to UNT.
There is a one-time $75 application fee.
Students must also complete a program application and upload a resume and self-statement. However, certificate applicants do not need to send in letters of recommendation. Application deadline for Spring 2021 is November 1, 2020.