The Bahovioral Health major is established for individuals seeking admisitrative, counseling, and casework positions in three areas of concentration.
Addiction Studies Concentration
Alvernia’s degree focusing on Addiction Studies was one of the first of its kind in the United States. Students who pursue this concentration find the subject area extremely relevant, challenging and rewarding in their quest to understand one of society’s major problems.
Mental Health Concentration
This area of concentration was established to provide a core of expertise and experience for students looking to find employment in mental health clinics, crisis centers and case management agencies. The concentration increases job readiness through its addiction studies component.
Child Welfare Concentration
Students who select this area will be provided with the essential knowledge to address the problem of child maltreatment. Abuse/neglect investigation, in-home services, out-of-home placement, adoption, and parenting education are just a few of the multiple employment opportunities that await graduates with this area of concentration.