Why get a graduate certificate in trauma informed policy and practice?
The trauma informed policy and practice graduate certificate will prepare scholars enrolled in social work and/or education graduate programs, or current professionals in the field, in research-based practices and systems change strategies to improve outcomes for children and youth with significant support needs. This includes those with emotional and behavioral challenges, developmental and intellectual disabilities, autism, and sensory and other learning disabilities. Upon completion of this program, you will have an opportunity to have a significant impact on schools, communities, and the health of children and youth.
Why get your graduate certificate in trauma informed policy and practice at UNH?
You can acquire expertise in trauma informed policy and practice efficiently and affordably at UNH—the certificate may be completed in one year. In addition, this is the only advanced graduate certificate in the country addressing the need for trauma informed professionals to support school age children, youth and their families. Instruction and mentorship is provided by an experienced faculty of scholar-practitioners. This graduate certificate is funded by a 5-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education and includes a stipend for each qualifying scholar who completes the program during the grant period.
- Child behavioral health practitioner
- Occupational therapist
- Public health professional
- School administrator
- Social worker
- Special education teacher
- Trauma-Informed specialist