Graduate Certificate in Bereavement, Trauma and Loss

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Program Description

Why Study Bereavement, Trauma, and Loss at Madonna University?

  • Gain knowledge of the latest theory and an understanding of unique aspects of grief counseling
  • Develop specific skills involving integrative treatment modalities
  • Remain current on research and trends related to trauma, loss, and grief
  • Learn from faculty members who are experts in the field
  • Learn from anywhere you have an internet connection – you can complete this degree in the classroom or 100% online

Program Overview

Recommended for professionals who wish to enhances their skills as licensed counselors/therapists, or to supplement an existing degree in health and human services, this certificate serves as a toolkit for those working with grieving individuals and families who have experienced traumatic loss or significant life-changing events, and need support and validation in the process of healing. The certificate counts as a cognate for students pursuing the master's degree in hospice and palliative studies at Madonna. If you have completed your bachelor's degree you may apply to earn this certificate through the Graduate School.

Our faculty who teach in this specialty area believe that the grieving process is adaptive, even transformative and that with safety, validation, connection, and re-engagement with self and community, healing can begin.

Your Future

Employment opportunities range from private practice entities or interdisciplinary team positions in hospice/palliative/end-of-life care settings, e.g., bereavement specialist, social worker, or chaplain, and family services agencies.

Plan of Study

Plan of Study

Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

The mission of Madonna University, a Catholic and Franciscan institution of higher learning, is to instill in its students Christian humanistic values, intellectual inquiry, a respect for diversity, a ... Read More

The mission of Madonna University, a Catholic and Franciscan institution of higher learning, is to instill in its students Christian humanistic values, intellectual inquiry, a respect for diversity, and a commitment to serving others through a liberal arts education, integrated with career preparation and based on the truths and principles recognized within a Catholic tradition. Read less
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