This program meets your need for continuing education in the area of mindfulness counseling for wellness and engagement if you are in the helping profession and are a professional psychologist, social worker, mental health counselor, school psychologist, school counselor, administrator, lawyer, teacher, occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, audiologist or doctor.
Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn an advanced certificate in mindful counseling for wellness and engagement registered with the Division of Professional Education, New York State Education Department (October 27, 2015).
|Academic credential granted||Advanced Certificate (AC)|
|Credits required for completion||15|
|Time to completion||Courses offered during summer/winter sessions only|
|Course delivery||Blended: On campus and online|
|Career opportunities||Enhancement of professional effectiveness via utilization of mindfulness skills and tools across the helping professions.|
|Experiential contact hours||Hands-on experience included in each of the courses. No additional contact hours are required.|
|Application deadline||Priority Deadlines |
Fall: April 1, then rolling
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling
The fall 2018 application closes on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.
The spring 2019 application opens on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2018.
CEP 548 Coaching for Health and Physiological Integration (online)
CEP 549 Yoga for Health and Healing (on campus)
CEP 553 Self-care in Service (on campus and travel; alternating years)
CEP 566 Mindfulness Interventions (online)
CEP 611 The Mindful Therapist (on campus)
This program is only available for current University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education graduate students.
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Admissions Decision: The admissions decision will be communicated to you as soon as review is complete. The decision is based on a number of factors and is the result of a thorough and deliberate process. All decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
In order to qualify for the in-state residency tuition rate, you are required to provide residency documentation indicating you have lived in New York State (NYS) 12 months prior to your semester start date.
If accepted, you will need to upload 3 documents to qualify for the in-state tuition rate. See Required Documents for Residency Application for more information.
All financial forms and supporting documentation with required signatures must be uploaded with your application, and must be dated within one year of your intended enrollment date.
If you are currently unable to take the IELTS, PTE or TOEFL tests because they are canceled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the University at Buffalo will accept the Duolingo English Test (DET) for proof of English proficiency. This test can be taken online, in your own home. More information can be found on the Graduate School’s website.
The TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition is a safe and convenient option for students who are unable to take the TOEFL iBT test at a test center due to public health concerns.
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You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection and a computer that meets university computing standards. You are also expected to have basic computer competency before beginning your coursework.