Glossary of Term Certificate: A prescribed set of courses that define a specialization in a particular area of studies. Usually comprised of 24 to 36 credits, certificate programs can be taken as either part of or independent from a degree program.
Established in 1981, the York-Seneca Rehabilitation Services Certificate Program is the only program of its kind in Canada. This program is offered jointly by York University and Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. It prepares undergraduate students to work in a variety of rehabilitation fields by integrating academic training in health sciences, and practical field experience. Our program is recognized by VRA (Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada) and CVRP (The College of Rehabilitation Professionals). Read more.
A new Certificate in Psychological Methods and Data Analysis is now available to undergraduate students. The Certificate is open to any student completing a degree in Psychology (Health/Glendon) or other undergraduate programs within the Faculty of Health. The Certificate was approved by York University Senate on February 25, 2021. The goal of the Certificate is to provide undergraduate Psychology students with advanced skills in psychological methods and data analysis that will be of value to students applying to graduate school in Quantitative Methods for Psychology (or other graduate Psychology programs), applying to post-graduate programs, obtaining a job following completion of their undergraduate degree, etc. Read More.
The Counselling & Mental Health Certificate is intended for students completing an Honours BA or Honours BSc within the Department of Psychology and is completed concurrent with the honours degree requirements. Students are expected to apply prior to completing 36 credits and after completing 24 credits including PSYC1010 6.00. Applications are obtained from, and submitted to, the Department of Psychology. Read More
This Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Aging brings together courses across different disciplines (Kinesiology and Health Science, Psychology, Sociology, etc.) at the 3000 and 4000 level with the underlying theme of aging.
The general objectives of the certificate are to allow students to develop a level of competence and skills that could include the following: developing professionalism (e.g., compassion, intuition, empathy, teamwork, ethics) through interpersonal experiences with older adults; promoting positive aging (promoting independence from a person focused perspective), understanding aging from a diverse cultural perspective; advocating on behalf of older adults; contributing to life-long learning by providing education about aging to individuals and families; increasing respite capacity, contributing to supports and resources for caregivers; designing interventions regarding age related concerns; and problem solving on a case-by-case basis. Read More