Health Care & Counseling

Healthcare & Counseling

We offer training and continuing education credit for health professionals; courses on mental health; stress, anger management, and self-esteem development courses; and disaster preparedness. We recently added a Certificate in Health Care Management and Leadership, described here, that teaches the managerial and leadership skills so in demand in health care.

For Nursing Professionals:
• RN First Assistant Program
For information, call (310) 825-8423; email, or visit the website.

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Studies and Counseling
We also offer courses and certificate programs for alcohol and drug abuse counseling with instructors who are experienced professionals from UCLA and the community. For more information, call (310) 825-7093; email; or visit the website.

Patient Advocacy Certificate

The UCLA Extension Patient Advocacy Certificate Program will provide the knowledge, skills and competencies professionals need to successfully prepare for this emerging career. The curriculum covers the following topics: the fundamentals of the U.S. heal. . .

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Certificate

THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO NEW CANDIDATES. UCLA Extension is proud to offer a professional development program in the challenging field of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies. This program serves as an educational component for professionals work. . .

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Co-Occurring Disorders for Addiction Professionals

Community Health Sciences X 470.8

3.95 units


Summer 2016



Grant Hovik

Alcohol and drug symptoms often mimic psychiatric symptoms. The addiction professional must be familiar with the terminology and issues of the mental health field, in ... More

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