Post-Master’s Counselor Program (NONDEG)
Our Post-Master’s Counselor Program is for you.
- Students who enroll in this program are given a discounted rate on the tuition ($6,435.00 instead of paying for the four courses separately: $8,580.000).
- Students have 12 months from the time of enrollment to complete the four courses.
Please note: This program does not result in an additional Master’s degree or certification from Trinity Washington University. The program exists solely for the completion of graduate-level work in order to meet eligibility requirements for professional counselor licensure.
Featured CoursesCOUN 553 Alcohol and Substance AbuseExamines various approaches to treating alcohol and substance abuse, factors which increase susceptibility, models of therapeutic intervening, referral sources, and educational and preventative strategies.
Prerequisite: COUN 540 and COUN 560 COUN 557 Introduction to Family TherapyExplores research and techniques of family systems theory as a framework for understanding family dynamics and the methods of intervention in family therapy.
Prerequisites: COUN 540 and COUN 560 COUN 606 Loss and Bereavement CounselingExplores models of coping for individuals in transition due to loss and bereavement. Topics include the grieving process, attitudes towards death, care of the terminally ill, ethical issues related to death and dying, and clinical issues in working with the bereaved. Emphasis is on seeing loss and death as natural functions of life and on teaching individuals to deal with critical life events.
Prerequisites: COUN 540 and COUN 560 COUN 653 COUN 695 Bibliotheraphy: Counseling & Academic Intervent for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse AdolescentsBibliotherapy will be an experiential course designed to explore the use of children's literature and young adult literature as counseling and academic intervention strategies for culturally and lingustically diverse adolescents. Emphasis will be placed on developmental theory and the theory and application of bibliotherapy for adolescents. The goal of the course is to increase student/practioner's cultural competence by increasing their skill in serving and advocating for culturally and linguitically diverse children.
Prerequisites: COUN 540 and COUN 560
- School Counselor
- Licensed Professional Counselor (after meeting all credential requirements from DC, MD, or VA)
Dr. Cynthia Greer, Associate Professor of Counseling, Educating for Change
Dr. Luane Oprea, Assistant Professor of Counseling
Dr. Diane Reese, Assistant Professor of Counseling