Professional Certificate in Educational Therapy

University of California, Riverside
Training overview
12 to 18 months
3,760 USD

Course description

Professional Certificate in Educational Therapy

Looking to expand your reach in the field of special education? Heighten your existing knowledge and experience through our Professional Certificate in Educational Therapy. Learn how to demystify both common and unique learning issues, and work to create and implement individualized treatment plans to meet the client's needs.

Educational Therapists are in high-demand. As legislation, services and resources for public school special education programs decrease and class sizes continue to increase, this trend is expected to continue. This program is designed to combine theory with practice by developing your knowledge through coursework, while also providing the opportunity to work under supervision with an assigned client. Working with experienced professionals, you are certain to receive high quality learning.

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 fulfilling career choice for resource specialists, teachers of children with learning disabilities, speech/language pathologists, counselors and others interested in providing added support to children and adults with learning disabilities.

Who should attend?

Special Education Teachers, Administrators, or Counselors

Training Content

  • Understanding Learning Differences
  • Psychology of Human Learning
  • Principles of Educational Therapy
  • Techniques of Educational Therapy, Part I: Academic and Content Areas
  • Techniques of Educational Therapy: Part II
  • Advanced Educational Assessment (Formerly Advanced Psychoeducational Assessment and Evaluation)
  • Assessment for Educational Therapists: Practicum

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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University of California, Riverside

1200 University Ave
92507-4596 Riverside California

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