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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Advanced Group Counseling in Legacy Exploration and Preservation Group Work Graduate Certificate


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Department: Counselor Education  

This Advanced Group Counseling in Legacy Exploration and Preservation Group Work Graduate Certificate is designed for mental health professionals to gain expertise with planning, performing and processing Legacy Exploration and Preservation Groups (LEPG) with adults across the lifespan. The primary goal of these psycho-educational-support groups are for members to enhance their sense of psychological wellbeing by experiencing an increased connection to their family, heritage and the global community.

The Advanced Group Counseling in Legacy Exploration and Preservation Group Work Graduate Certificate consists of three courses (nine credits): two hybrid courses, CNGC 643 - Methods of Legacy Exploration and Preservation  (offered summer) and CNGC 644 - Legacy Exploration and Preservation Model  (offered fall); and the final course, CNGC 645 - Legacy Exploration and Preservation Group Co-facilitation Experience  (offered spring) that provides students with the opportunity to co-facilitate a Legacy Exploration and Preservation Group in the community.

For more information, please contact the Coordinator, Dr. Victoria Bacon, in the Department of Counselor Education.

Admission Requirements


  • Matriculation in or completion of one of the following mental health professions:  licensed psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed independent clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family counselors, psychiatric nurses (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist license), pastoral counselors, or matriculating graduate students in programs leading to one of the above licenses
  • Successful completion of a three-credit graduate group counseling course
  • Formal application required
  • Graduate transcript required; no undergraduate transcript necessary

Program of Study


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