The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Counseling Program Online is not accepting applications for the 2021 - 2022 academic year.
Drexel University’s online Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Counseling program offers an innovative curriculum for those interested in helping people with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders. Featuring a competency-based curriculum that addresses the growing need for skilled, direct service providers, you'll learn a broad range of evidence-based practices associated with individual and group counseling, person-centered assessment and treatment planning, psychiatric rehabilitation, recovery-oriented treatment of substance-use disorders, child and family-focused interventions, and other essential clinical skills in demand by behavioral health care employers. You will graduate from this program with both a comprehensive understanding of the bio-psychosocial origins and impact of behavioral disorders, and the skills needed to promote wellness.
What you’ll learn
- Establish rapport with people with disabilities and assess for strengths and deficits
- Develop service plans, promote shared-decision making, and facilitate motivation for change
- Form partnerships with family caregivers, navigate systems of care, and advocate for people with disabilities
- Faculty, who are experienced behavioral health professionals, bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to the classroom, and are renowned for their research and clinical practice experience
- Access to stimulating learning environments, interdisciplinary health care scenarios, and active learning activities that go beyond conventional readings and lectures
- A skills-based curriculum and innovative hands-on training
- No on-campus requirements
This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits. Use our quarter to semester credit converter to calculate the difference.
You can transfer up to 135 quarter credits (equivalent to 90 semester credits) from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better. Most credits will fulfill liberal arts or general classes.
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