Widener's online practices in trauma recovery certificate program is designed for adult learners who primarily work in social work settings with individuals or communities impacted by trauma.
This graduate certificate will provide you with an opportunity to delve deeper into trauma informed theory and practice across a variety of settings. Become a positive force and support for the individuals and communities that need them most.
What You'll Learn:
How to recognize and assess trauma
How trauma and grief can manifest
How to address issues at the root of the problem
Methods of intervention to assist individuals in crisis
How to support trauma survivors, despite challenges due to communication difficulties and overshadowing diagnoses
You'll complete the program with enhanced trauma recovery knowledge and increased agility to help others and be the future of social services.
Apply now to earn your graduate certificate in practices in trauma recovery degree from Widener University. Our flexible, fully online program will give you the necessary experience, regardless of your schedule.
Here’s what you’ll need to apply:
A completed online application
Statement of purpose
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or an MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution
Official transcripts from every college-level institution attended
Must currently be in a clinical placement or work environment
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For entry into the fall 2023 certificate program, please submit your application materials byJune 1, 2023.
To complete the application process, you'll need to prepare the following items:
Widener's professional online practices in trauma and recovery certificate is designed to work with anyone's schedule, regardless of how busy and can be completed either full-time or part-time. Here, you're supported in meeting your professional career goals while managing your everyday work and life.
Interprofessional Learning & Clinical Practice
Experience workshops designed to help you excel as a trauma-informed clinician. You'll expand your understanding of how people develop and learn to recognize signs and symptoms of trauma, while also getting a deeper understanding of yourself and how your personal experiences might impact your clinical approach.
Join a Culture of Leadership & Mentorship
Become part of Widener's culture of leadership that inspires students, faculty, and staff to have a positive influence on their workplaces, professions, communities, and the world. With support from expert faculty mentors and clinical practitioners, you'll develop into a citizen of character who demonstrates professional and civic leadership.
As a student in the trauma recovery certificate program you will have the opportunity to join your student colleagues in enhanced experiences aimed to increase your skill and agility in treating individuals experiencing trauma.
Your Inside Track to Success
Your Inside Track to Success
Outlook & Outcome
Child Welfare & Domestic Abuse Protection
Average annual salary for a trauma specialist per year
At Widener, opportunities for financial aid extend to graduate students. Discover how Widener can help make obtaining your degree possible. Our support staff will work with you through the course of the program to ensure you are receiving the most affordable education possible.
Next steps to apply
We’re glad you made the decision to apply. All applications and supplemental materials are submitted through the online application system. There is a $35 application fee to apply to Widener.