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Resiliency in the Helping Professions

This program has broad professional applicability and is targeted to increase professional effectiveness for professionals who are Rehabilitation Counselors, School Counselors, Educators, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors and health and wellness advocates.

Resiliency in the Helping Professions Program

Program Tracks Available

Blended (online/on campus)


Admission Deadline

Fall (August start): Rolling
Spring (January start): Rolling
Summer: Rolling


Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S., C.G.S.


Department

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Schedule a Conversation
508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Lea Christo, MSW, LICSW, BCPA

Director of Health Advocacy Program, Co-Director MBA in Healthcare Management, Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Services/Rehab Studies, Co-Developer Special Ops: Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families Program, Coordinator of Resiliency in Helping Professions Certification Program
508-767-7503 Kennedy Hall - Room 107

John Landers

Academic Affairs Support Team
508-767-7430 Kennedy Hall - Room 107
Jul 13 Mon

The Practice of Self-Compassion in Resiliency

This synchronously taught through Zoom course taught by Lea Christo, MSW, LICSW and Mary Ann Mariani, Ph.D., covers the psychoeducational self-compassion program that originated from the longstanding traditions of mindfulness and compassion. The three core components of mindfulness-based self-compas ... Read more

Jul. 13, 2020 - Jul. 16, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Virtual
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Jul 20 Mon

Special Topics in Resiliency: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Students

This “Train the Trainer” course synchronously taught through Zoom prepares school personnel to bring an evidence-based mindful self-compassion skills training program to students in the middle and secondary school setting. The featured curriculum, Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compass ... Read more

Jul. 20, 2020 - Jul. 24, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Virtual
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Resiliency Events

Jul 13 Mon

The Practice of Self-Compassion in Resiliency

This synchronously taught through Zoom course taught by Lea Christo, MSW, LICSW and Mary Ann Mariani, Ph.D., covers the psychoeducational self-compassion program that originated from the longstanding traditions of mindfulness and compassion. The three core components of mindfulness-based self-compas ... Read more

Jul. 13, 2020 - Jul. 16, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Virtual
Register Today
Jul 20 Mon

Special Topics in Resiliency: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Students

This “Train the Trainer” course synchronously taught through Zoom prepares school personnel to bring an evidence-based mindful self-compassion skills training program to students in the middle and secondary school setting. The featured curriculum, Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compass ... Read more

Jul. 20, 2020 - Jul. 24, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Virtual
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Program Curriculum

Graduate Visit Opportunities

We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs - either through a visit to campus, or by scheduling a phone conversation with an admissions team member or one of our program directors. Contact us today to learn more!

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Admissions Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • B.A. or B.S. (with a 3.0 overall GPA) for admission in the Resiliency in the Helping Professions: Certificate of Graduate Study
  • M.A. or M.S. for admission in Resiliency in the Helping Professions: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Application Requirements:

  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (waived for AC Alumni)
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants whose native language is not English

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