Advanced Practitioner Specialization in Educational Therapy

University of California, Riverside
Training overview
3 to 5 months
1,220 USD

Course description

Advanced Practitioner Specialization in Educational Therapy

You've built the knowledge base, now it's time to put theory into practice. See what's it's like to work as an educational therapist, while gaining practical experience as you work one-on-one with a qualified professional in the field. Learn the ins and outs of educational therapy and become familiar with related professional fields, private learning centers, clinics, and schools for individuals with learning weaknesses.

During the program, you will work under supervision with assigned clients to gain experience in assessment and report writing, integration of data for intervention, program planning, and monitoring. Choose an elective in clinical practice management, adjunct therapies, or language-based learning disabilities to round-out your professional growth and expand your capacity as an educational therapist.

Designed For: Individuals looking to work in the field of educational therapy and provide services to students and families.

What You'll Learn

  • Methods of identifying typical and atypical learning patterns and issues
  • Creating and implementing individualized treatment plans to meet each client's needs
  • Methods for performing formal and informal personalized education-based assessments
  • Incorporating information from other professionals, educators and family members into a comprehensive educational therapy plan
  • Strategies for addressing social and emotional aspects of learning difficulties
  • Methods for forming mutually supportive relationships with clients, families, schools and other involved professionals

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Educational therapy is a career choice for resource specialists, teachers of children with learning disabilities, speech/language specialists, and others considering an addition to, or a change from the traditional public school environment.

Who should attend?

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

Valid teaching credential or a Master's degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling or related field.
Minimum GPA of 3.0 in university-level coursework.
Two years or more of classroom teaching, counseling, or related experience.
Completion of the 22-unit Professional Certificate in Educational Therapy.

Training Content

  • Internship in Educational Therapy

3 units of Elective Courses

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University of California, Riverside

Located 80 kilometers east of Los Angeles, in the heart of beautiful sunny Southern California, the University of California, Riverside (UCR), is one of 10 campuses within the prestigious University of California system, one of the nation’s premier public institutions...

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1200 University Ave
92507-4596 Riverside California

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