Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.
Students who want to help others make positive changes in their lives may want to study counseling. Typical programs help cultivate listening and empathy skills and teach how to apply developmental and psychological principles to make behavioral and cognitive changes.
Dominica has a competitive education system, rivaling others throughout the West. Students in this Caribbean island country could mingle with other serious students from around the world. English is the official language, but students speaking other languages may feel equally at home due to the country’s international commerce.
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Marriage and Family Therapy [+]
MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY
The programme is ideal for mid-career professionals who have academic backgrounds in marriage and family therapy along with considerable clinical practice experience. Many degree candidates are seasoned clinicians with successful histories of marriage and family therapy practice. A doctoral degree is relevant for marriage and family professionals whose career paths have led them to leadership roles in organizational management, higher education, coaching, public policy, and consulting. Each programme is dedicated to maintaining a standard of excellence while understanding the needs of adult learners who are busy professionals.
Candidates interact with faculty and staff in a rich, supportive learning community. Degree candidates will study with scholars and professionals from other universities, non-profit organizations, public agencies, local government, international organizations, school systems, private clinical practice, and health care delivery systems. Studies are tailored to the specific learning needs of each individual.... [-]
Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction [+]
The primary mission of the educational programmes in Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction coursework is:To develop competent, critical reviewers and well-informed researchers, professors, and clinicians; To enhance and promote a comprehensive basis for teaching, researching and practicing Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction; To promote systems that respect the diversity of client populations as well as approaches to research, teaching and clinical practice; To advance the body of academic literature within the field through the promotion of research outcomes and analysis, research and clinical ethics, teaching and clinical effectiveness, special populations, evidence-based practice, and mental health concerns; To inculcate excellence and critical thinking within the field. Outcomes ... [-]