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.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate

UCLA Extension is proud to offer a professional development program in the challenging and rewarding field of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. This program is designed for aspiring addiction counselors. Addiction counselors assist individuals in recov. . .

Health Care Management and Leadership Certificate

This certificate program is ideal for those breaking into the profession as well as those seeking to advance their careers. Through convenient evening and weekend courses, build your managerial and leadership skills and prepare for success in this rapidl. . .

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Anger, Agression, and Violence: Immediate Interventions and Treatment Options

Psychology 833.80

0.60 CEU


Summer 2014



Michael Levittan

This workshop overviews evidence-based research on the cognitive, psychoanalytic, and neuropsychological dynamics of anger, as well as the manifestations, evolutionary roots, and family dynamics involved ... More

"Hee-Hee Healing": Integrating Humor into Psychotherapy

Psychology 834.80

0.60 CEU


Summer 2014



Steven Sultanoff

The principle goals of psychotherapy include assisting clients to feel better and behave differently. To achieve these goals therapists create interventions that target feelings, behaviors, ... More