California University of Pennsylvania Global Online
Sports counseling is a process that assists individuals in maximizing their personal, academic, and athletic potential.
Sports counseling is accomplished through a proactive, growth-oriented, approach that incorporates the principles of counseling, career development, movement science, psychology, and lifespan human development. Counselors, educators, and other helping professionals should have specialized awareness, knowledge and skills beyond the basic counselor preparation as well as the ability to develop effective therapeutic relationships.
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- Graduate Certificate in Sports Counseling:- The Graduate Certificate in Sports Counseling is 100% fully delivered online and designed for practicing counselors, counselors in training, educators and/or other helping professionalsí needs for an advanced or specialty area of training and development with the athlete population. Sports Counseling Certificate Program meets the particular interests and needs of a significant sub-sector of counselors, educators, and other helping professionals who work with the athlete population. This program provides preparation for educating counselors, educators, and other helping professionals for working with this specific population. This program will provide counselor training competencies in three core areas of study: (1) Foundations of Sports Counseling; (2) Contextual Dimensions of Sports Counseling; and (3) Knowledge and Skills for the Practice of Sports Counseling.