Eco-Health Certificate

The Eco-Health Certificate Program is appropriate for individuals who would like to expand their knowledge and understanding regarding best practices in providing care and support for people with chronic EIs, such as medical and healthcare professionals (nurses, therapists, life coaches, individual and group facilitators, agency supervisors and managers), regular education and special education teachers and specialists, case managers, consultants, administrators, family members and significant others.

 

Training includes: 

  • Understanding Environmental Illnesses and their physical, emotional, psychosocial impact on lives
  • The medical, care, and support needs of a person living with a chronic Environmental Illness
  • The role of the Eco-Health Care provider

 

Application Requirements: (include but are not limited to)

  • References from current and former employers/clients
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

 

How long does it take? 

The program is entirely online and must be completed within 6 months from the date of enrollment. Students create their own schedule for study and submit completed coursework online. All courses must be taken through CELA.

 

General Education Requirement

CELA’s Eco-Health Certificate Program requires completion of the following 5 General Education courses:

  • EH01  Professional Development: Eco-Health
  • EH02  Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan
  • EH07/CC  Fundamentals in the Continuum of Care
  • EH08/CC  Working with Clients with Environmental Illness

 

Elective Requirement

In addition to the 5 General Education courses, the Eco-Health Certificate Program requires the completion of 1 elective course. Elective courses can be chosen from the following CELACare online courses:

  • EH03  Medical Terminology
  • EH04  Human Body Systems
  • EH05  Transmission & Control of Infection
  • EH06  Nutrition
  • EH09  Intro to Ecopsychology

 

The Capstone Project

All Eco-Health Certificate Program students are required to complete a capstone project. The capstone project planning begins at the start of their training and the final product is due at the successful conclusion of all certificate program requirements. All students are automatically enrolled in the course, EH00 Capstone Project, (this course is free.) Students design their capstone projects in myriad formats that range from writing a paper to creating a video submission. The course EH00 Capstone Project provides full details and instructions for completing the capstone project.

 

Tuition

Tuition for the Eco-Health Certificate Program is $500 (Does not include fees or the cost of required course books.)

 

Individualized payment options are available for all students accepted into a Certificate Program. Contact Financial Aid for more information about payment options. We do not accept federal student financial aid at this time.

 

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ATTENTION all nurses, CNAs, therapists, and other licensed healthcare professionals:  Take the Eco-Health 2-course bundle!

 

Eco-Health Course Bundle

  • EH07/CC Fundamentals in the Continuum of Care
  • EH08/HHA Working with Clients with Environmental Illnesses

A Certificate of Completion in Eco-Health and Environmental Illness Studies is provided upon successful completion of the two courses.

 

 

Renewal

All CELACare Eco-Health certificates, including certificates of completion, must be renewed every-other year.

 

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Amounts are US dollars (USD). All payments are through PayPal. Prices subject to change without notice.

 

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