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Do you have a passion for assisting service members, veterans and their families? Are you looking to expand your knowledge of mental and behavioral health issues for military service members and veterans? In our online Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience, you will be equipped with the knowledge to educate service members, veterans and their families as well as pastors and friends about the mental, physical, social and spiritual needs that can be associated with combat service. You will learn how to assess and treat many forms of trauma, and help veterans and their families cope with these challenges and rise above them to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. Liberty University's online Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience is designed to equip you with military-specific counseling and mental health support tools so that you can minister to the unique needs of veterans and their families.
Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience is designed to help you gain a more profound knowledge of the essential counseling and crisis response techniques to help support military personnel and their families.
With this flexible graduate certificate program, you will study under professors who have served as professional counselors, military personnel, and first responders. These experienced professionals will take what they've learned in their careers and translate it into practical applications that will bring your learning experience to life. The School of Behavioral Sciences developed the online Graduate Military Resilience Certificate program to help improve leaders in the field who are guided by duty, honor, and biblical principles. The training you receive in this online graduate certificate will help you support veterans and military families now, but will also transfer into a Master’s Degree in the future.
As service members leave the stress of combat and military deployment, many often struggle to find ways to reconnect with their family and civilian life. The feelings of isolation and aimlessness can reach a crisis point, leading to significant impairment of daily life for military veterans. Military personnel exposed to traumatic events such as combat-related injury or personal loss may develop severe mental health issues such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The online Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience is designed to teach students how to mitigate the effects of post-traumatic stress, critical incident stress, and personal crises on individuals and families. This graduate certificate program examines the two primary transitions of military life: the reintegration challenges that recently deployed military members can encounter as they blend back into family, community, church, and a peacetime setting; and the transition from military to civilian life and careers. The online Graduate Military Resilience Certificate is designed to equip caregivers with knowledge, skills, and expertise to assist veterans and their families in these critical life transitions.
CRIS 605 – Crisis and First Responder Training
MILT 525 – Advanced Resilience for Leaders and Caregivers
MILT 575 – Resilient Marriage and Family
MILT 625 – Military Career and Community Transition
MILT 675 – Advanced Military Mental and Behavior Health
COUN 504 – Multicultural Counseling OR COUN 687 – Counseling Women
By earning your online Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
This graduate certificate can be completed in as little as two semesters.
You can transfer courses from the graduate certificate in Military Resilience into related Master’s Degree programs upon review and approval.
Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
18 total hours
All courses must be completed at Liberty University.
This program falls under the School of Behavioral Sciences.
Download and review the Certificate Completion Plan for this program.
View the program Admission Requirements.
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