Promote Patient Wellness Using Integrated Care Concepts
The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Integrated Health at GCU discusses integrated health program assessment, development and implementation, and exposes you to the therapeutic relationship between patients and practitioners. You will also be taught research and best practices of mental health and wellness as they relate to human resiliency, recovery and functioning within an integrated health-focused environment. This certificate does not lead to certification or licensure.
Integrated Health and Wellness Concepts and Course Topics
The courses in this GCU certificate program address the following competencies:
- Determining best practices in using the integrated health model
- Analyzing the integrated health system in the United States
- Examining the latest research in integrated health
- Explaining the impact of well-being in human functioning and achieving life satisfaction
The emphasis in integrated health studies exposes you to theory, knowledge and strategies utilized within the field of integrated healthcare practices. Whereas the Master of Science in Mental Health and Wellness provides an in-depth study of the integration of mental health concepts into various environments. The 16-credit graduate certificate can be advantageous if you want a more focused and expedited way to advance your education and knowledge in the area of integrated health.
Career Paths for Graduates With a Certificate in Mental Health Wellness: Integrated Health Studies Emphasis
This graduate certificate program teaches you to work in the field of integrated healthcare practices. You can use your knowledge to assist in positions that promote and advocate for patient accessibility of integrated health services.
Some careers that may be related to this certificate program include:
- Respite care worker
- Integrated health services manager
- Case manager
- Health intervention specialist
- Health and wellness coach
Integrated Health and Wellness Emphasis FAQs
If you are interested in pursuing career advancement in integrated care, read through our answers to these frequently asked questions.
Get started on your graduate certificate in mental health and wellness by completing the form on this page. A university counselor will be in touch to answer your questions.
1 Collaborative/Integrated Care. (n.d.). American Psychiatric Association. Retrieved June 19, 2023.
2 Complementary, Alternative or Integrative Health: What’s In a Name? (2021, April). National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Retrieved June 19, 2023.
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