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School of Social Work

Advanced School Mental Health Certificate

 The learning goals for the ASMHPP are:          

Length of Program. The program begins in the Fall semester (August) and can be completed in 2 years full time, or students can complete courses at their own pace, as long as the program is completed within 5 years from the start date.

Curriculum. This program consists of 15 credit hours, including two synchronous courses and two required asynchronous online courses, and one hybrid elective class (combining online learning and a weekend Education Immersion experience) in Advanced School Mental Health Practice.

Online Information Sessions. 
Tuesday, April 29
12:00 p.m. 
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Thursday, May 22
1:00 p.m.
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Application Instructions - Due July 1st





Post Masters Professional Educator License- School Social Worker Endorsement (PEL)

This program is for graduates with an M.S.W. degree from an accredited School of Social Work who are seeking the required courses and field placement for licensure as a school social worker in Illinois.


Note: Students may substitute a composite ACT Plus Writing score of at least 22 or a composite (mathematical and critical reading) SAT score of 1030 for the TAP test within 10 years.

ISBE substitution rules

Beginning January 1, 2014 the ISBE form 73-60 will be discontinued. In its place Students who wish to substitute an applicable ACT or SAT test must first create an ELIS account and then request that an ACT Plus Writing or SAT score report be sent to ISBE.


Program Requirements



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