Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social workers can find employment in schools, hospitals, mental health facilities, prisons, and in community support facilities.
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Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Pepperdine University’s online psychology master’s program prepares students for meaningful careers in psychology, human services, and related fields through a values-bas
Pepperdine University’s online psychology master’s program prepares students for meaningful careers in psychology, human services, and related fields through a values-based curriculum. Psychology@Pepperdine is the online psychology master’s program from Pepperdine University. Designed for students who want to improve the well-being of others through an understanding of human behavior, the program teaches principles of psychology using the same curriculum as the on-campus program. Students receive a rigorous, values-based education as they learn directly from Pepperdine faculty who are active practitioners and experts in their fields. Pepperdine University’s online MFT master’s program prepares students to pursue licensure in California as LMFTs or LPCCs who help individuals, couples, and families thrive. The online Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program from Pepperdine University educates students to work directly with individuals, couples, and families in need of therapeutic services. Students are prepared for licensure in California as licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) or licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC). Pepperdine University offers its esteemed marriage and family therapy (MFT) master’s program online so students across the country can earn a Pepperdine graduate education without attending classes on campus. The online Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy program offers a rigorous, values-based education that prepares students to work directly with individuals, couples, and families in need. Students are prepared to pursue licensure in California as licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) or licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC)....
The online MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered by Antioch allows you to channel your passion for helping others into a meaningful and rewarding career as a me
Help people address the personal, family, and social issues that makes living healthy and productive lives challenging for them. Graduate from Antioch University ready to work in community agencies, substance abuse and addictions treatment, in-patient treatment, and college counseling settings. Learn from current practitioners who will prepare you to impact people’s lives and provide treatment that makes a difference. Students may choose an optional focus of study in Substance Abuse and Addictions Counseling, Counseling Military Service Personnel and their Families, or Trauma.
The topical, care policy-related Master of Arts (MA) "Integrated Care of Psychotically Ill Persons" study course, intended to be taken parallel to working full-time, has
The topical, care policy-related Master of Arts (MA) "Integrated Care of Psychotically Ill Persons" study course, intended to be taken parallel to working full-time, has been offered since the 2013 summer semester jointly by the IPU (primary responsibility) and three further universities, the Charité University Medical Department in Berlin, the Catholic University for Applied Sciences Berlin and the UKE Hamburg Eppendorf University Hospital.
This cooperative effort by these four universities permits the integration in a highly unique manner of different professional competencies, all of which are required when working with psychotically ill people. These include social work, social psychiatric, pharmacological, psychodynamic and somatic therapeutic competencies....
The Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at Aquinas College has been established to meet the increasing demand for mental health professional
Why Study Clinical Mental Health Counseling?
The Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at Aquinas College has been established to meet the increasing demand for mental health professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of new jobs for Licensed Professional Counselors is projected to increase by 39% over current numbers by the year 2025.
"It is so incredible to me that I can build a quality counseling foundation but also spend time with individuals who are all seeking a similar yet different set goals. I am delighted to say that these students and professors have become like a little family. And these are two of the many reasons why I love Aquinas."...
Examine the impact of being abusive or being abused. You will look at theoretical perspectives considering abusiveness and its impact in different international, cultural
Examine the impact of being abusive or being abused. You will look at theoretical perspectives considering abusiveness and its impact in different international, cultural and social contexts.
This MA in Understanding Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse is unique and represents the first psychologically informed programme of its kind.
It is particularly suitable for people wanting to increase their grasp of the interplay between mental distress, domestic violence and sexual abuse. The programme will offer a blended learning approach with a mixture of online and face to face contact. The online components will be largely focused on the acquisition of theoretical knowledge through computer-mediated activities via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)....
Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
The 60 credit SU Marriage and Family Therapy (SUMFT) program educates and trains clinicians, scholars and researchers in the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy. SU
The 60 credit SU Marriage and Family Therapy (SUMFT) program educates and trains clinicians, scholars and researchers in the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy. SU MFT carries out this mission through the “Self and Systems” training and supervision approach which incorporates the integration of self-understanding of students in clinical training, with a systems framework for clinical work with clients.
Students gain a solid knowledge of marriage and family therapy theory and techniques. Students get extensive hands-on training, both at the Couple and Family Therapy Center, an on-campus clinical training and research facility, and at local community sites....
The program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Counseling consists of the following three sequences: school counseling, clinical mental health counseling, and rehabi
The program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Counseling consists of the following three sequences:
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Applicants to all three sequences must meet the admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Research, and the following additional requirements:
Submit recent scores for the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Scores will be considered along with other aspects of the application;
Satisfy supplementary admission requirements as specified by each sequence; and
Participate in an evaluative Preadmission Workshop after application materials have been submitted.
Our new MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice is designed for those seeking an advanced understanding of the major contemporary trends shaping our world, such as env
Our new MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice is designed for those seeking an advanced understanding of the major contemporary trends shaping our world, such as environmental crisis, widening inequality and social division, resource scarcity, and violent conflict.
The programme critically examines how society is responding to these challenges, from contentious collective action and political resistance through to efforts to design and create more resilient, sustainable communities.
You will explore topics such as:
implications of climate change for peace and social justice
the role of resource limits and land-grabbing in the promotion of conflict
the emergence of movements for indigenous rights and food sovereignty
the crisis of democratic institutions and the rise of political populism
increase in contentious collective action – in both the real and virtual realms
This MA by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. You will have the freedom and flexibility to
This MA by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. You will have the freedom and flexibility to choose and develop your own subject area and the opportunity to enhance your research and project management skills.
The postgraduate research team within the School of Health and Social Care are committed to providing the best possible experience for their students. You will have the chance to work alongside experienced academics who will guide you through the research process and support you with your personal and professional development in order to maximise your career opportunities on graduation.
Postgraduate Masters (MA) course in Social Work; the first step to becoming a qualified social worker. Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), accredi
Working in this sector is very rewarding. Social workers help some of the most vulnerable people in society. The role provides support and assistance to a host of individuals, families, and groups, from the homeless to people with learning and physical disabilities. Social workers often spend their time with people – be it at hospitals, care homes or at people's homes, assessing their circumstances and building relationships.
This is both an academic and a professional qualification with all successful graduates are eligible for registration as professional social workers with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The aim of the programme is to develop practitioners who can meet the needs of the service users, carers and communities in the context of a complex and changing welfare environment. Founded on holistic, service user-centered model of care, the course produces creative, innovative and reflective social work professionals committed to working in partnership to promote well-being and make a real difference....
The MA in clinical and counseling psychology provides a foundation in clinical and research knowledge and skills that emphasizes both a theoretical and applied perspectiv
Master of Arts in Clinical and Counseling Psychology (MA)
The MA in clinical and counseling psychology provides a foundation in clinical and research knowledge and skills that emphasizes both a theoretical and applied perspective with sensitivity to ethical and cross-cultural issues. In addition to strengths in clinical and counseling psychology, the faculty has clinical and research strengths in health, cross-cultural, pediatric, and developmental psychology as well as in neuropsychology. Students interested in developing advanced research and clinical skills should explore research opportunities with appropriate faculty (see the description of research/clinical interests.)
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a Ph
Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society in a number of ways.
It is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which recognises the importance of bringing cutting-edge expert knowledge to the heart of doctoral training.
Core modules provide a comprehensive basis to progress to advanced training in research methods. You will be able to undertake advanced subject-specific training in our areas of expertise, providing a wide range of opportunities to deepen and broaden your skills.
Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a PhD) or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research skills. It will also prepare you for research posts in academic, voluntary, private and third-sector settings....
The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and proj
The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects based of people-centred, participatory theoretical approaches, to address inequality, poverty and injustices in a global and African context. Further students will be able to facilitate the establishment and management of community-based organisations within the context of community economic development integrating social and community development.
An entrance examination might be required. A four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, or a three-year Degree in Social Work together with an Honours Degree in Social Work, or another honours degree relevant to community development considered by the chairperson of the department to be appropriate is required. A fourth year (honours) average mark of at least 65% is required....
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
The programme emphasises a developmental perspective, focusing on issues pertinent to providing counselling.
Counselling and guidance are evolving to meet the needs of individuals in schools and communities to improve their understanding, adjustment, and daily functioning across the lifespan. The roles of counsellors are notably complex and multifaceted. The challenges and demands in the quality of the counselling and guidance services offered in the educational and community settings are also increasing. Hence, counsellors need to be reflective about their own practices and ways to enhance their competencies in these areas.
The Master of Arts (Counselling and Guidance) programme is specially designed to equip counselling graduates with skills and knowledge in various counselling core areas to maximise counsellor's level of functioning and the capacity to conduct research. The programme emphasises a developmental perspective, focusing on issues pertinent to providing counselling and guidance services and programme development. The counsellors' personal and professional growth and development; appreciation of diversity and demonstration of understanding ethical and legal issues are also emphasised. The practicum allows application of theories and techniques leading to effective individual and group counselling....
The Advanced Social Work MA offers a professional development pathway to assist qualified social workers in meeting capabilities and standards of practice consistent with
Choose Kingston's Advanced Social Work MA
The Advanced Social Work MA offers a professional development pathway to assist qualified social workers in meeting capabilities and standards of practice consistent with the role of experienced and advanced practitioners. It incorporates recent changes in social work education and professional regulation, such as the introduction of the Professional Capability Framework (PCF) (The College of Social Work, 2010) and standards for continuing professional development set by Health and Care Professions Council.
This course aims to provide busy practitioners with structured opportunities for critical reflection within a well-resourced and research-informed learning community. Designed and managed in close consultation with local and regional employers and representatives of partner agencies and people who access social work services, the programme complements the range of development opportunities available to social workers (including in-house training and personal career planning). It also acts as a springboard for those wishing to progress to doctoral studies....