PonceBannerPonce Health Sciences University is dedicated to providing the highest quality graduate medical education programs available. This goal, in addition to the university’s research and health services programs, continues a 40-year tradition of enhancing our profession and contributing to our community. Recognized both in Puerto Rico and abroad for educational service and research achievements, the university continues its focus in the disciplines of Medicine, Clinical Psychology, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health. To meet future challenges in the healthcare industry, the university is launching an innovative selection of masters and certificate programs specifically designed to fill service gaps within the profession and enhance the healthcare community with highly trained practitioners. Our commitment to educational excellence is an underlying value that leads the university to seek and recruit not only outstanding faculty but also outstanding students. By combining expanded academic and professional educational offerings in a cooperative and intimate learning environment, the Ponce Health Sciences University continues to graduate highly competent healthcare professionals dedicated to their community and the expanding future needs of their profession.

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  • English

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Certificate

Ponce Health Sciences University

This certificate is geared to Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Family Medicine/Primary Care Physicians, and other professionals hold ... [+]

This certificate is geared to Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Family Medicine/Primary Care Physicians, and other professionals holding a professional license and at least a master’s degree in areas related to family interventions.

The primary goals of this certificate program are:

To develop or enhance the competencies of licensed mental health or health professionals in therapeutic interventions with couples and families. To develop or enhance the competencies of licensed mental health or health professionals in the knowledge of systemic interventions and in the cultural, ethical and legal implications of couples. Admission Requirements Master in Art, Master in Science or MD degree from an institution of higher education Professional License Attend a personal interview Submit the following documents: Official transcript from all graduate schools attended. Copy of professional license Two letters of recommendation written by individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional work and skills, using the format accompanying the application form. Certificate of No Penal Record Application processing fee of US$75.00, non-refundable ... [-]
Puerto Rico Ponce
September 2019
English
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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Postgraduate Certificate

Ponce Health Sciences University

This certificate program trains teachers, students, and professors to comprehend and use principles of neuroscience and neuropsychology in their work with students and fo ... [+]

Authorized by the Council of Education of Puerto Rico (CE) This certificate program trains teachers, students and professors to comprehend and use principles of neuroscience and neuropsychology in their work with students and for implementing learning environments based on these principles. This includes specific instructions to teach children with learning disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism, Asperger, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Mental Retardation. The program also addresses the needs of Psychologist and other school personnel interested in developing advanced and extended knowledge on the application of neuroscience of learning principles to their clinical work with children. Psychologist accepted to the program with a solid background on the biological bases of behavior may directly register in an elective NSL 0503 Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment course providing advanced assessment competencies in school and clinical settings.... [-]

Puerto Rico Ponce
September 2019
English
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Read more in English

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