Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Allied Health Professions

Patient Counseling Certificate


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Patient Counseling Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Patient Counseling in the School of Allied Health Professions offers a certificate program in Patient Counseling designed to assist an individual to work in the health field as one skilled in dealing with the whole person in the context of life's crises and in a cooperative inter-professional team approach. It is offered to persons who have an existing identity in a helping or counseling profession. This includes clergy, social workers, institutional counselors, education specialists, psychologists, community health workers and others in the health care professions. The program is accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.


Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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