Behavioral Health Certification

Admissions Staff
 
Lori Medvidik
 
Lori Medvidik
Adult Education Enrollment Coordinator

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   610.796.8496
   lori.medvidik@alvernia.edu

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S., Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901
   570.385.2382
   cynthia.mensch@alvernia.edu

Dana Baker
Director, Alvernia University
Philadelphia Center

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027
   215.635.4734
   dana.baker@alvernia.edu



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Credit Certificate Programs

  • Behavioral Health
  • Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) Certificate

 

Certificate in Behavioral Health – Overview

There is great demand today for skilled and caring individuals to work in the field of addictions and behavioral health counseling. If you already have a bachelor’s degree in another major, Alvernia University makes it convenient for you to transition into this meaningful career field by earning a Certificate in Behavioral Health

The Certificate Program is an excellent way to become proficient and marketable in another field without starting your college career all over again! You can earn your certificate in just two semesters if you enroll full-time. You also have the flexibility to continue working in your present job while attending Alvernia on a part-time basis. Join our highly regarded Behavioral Health Studies Certificate Program and gain the professional skills you need to help others lead healthier lives! 

Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) Certificate – Overview

The Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) certificate is designed to prepare students / professionals for the realities of child protection and serve the needs of learners specifically interested in professions that work directly with or among maltreated children. It’s specifically tailored for students who intend to pursue careers in law enforcement and as child protection professionals, victim witness workers, lawyers, school social workers and treatment providers.

Contact Admissions:

610.796.5187


Faculty Perspective
 
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Mary Ellen Symanski, RN, B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

“Dedicated professionals will be available to you as you pursue your degree. These individuals will draw on years of expertise and community involvement to support your progress.”



Student Profile
 
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Heather Leader '08,
Pottstown, PA

“The HRM Program at Alvernia University is an eye opener to the field. The professors are well equipped to give us real-life scenarios about various issues we may encounter.”