Application

Apply for the 2017 – 2018 Program following the guidance for Step 1 and Step 2 below.

Apply by July 10, 2017 for consideration for admission and scholarships.

Step 1-Apply for University Special Student Admission
Capstone Certificate students fall under the campus category of University Special Students as these students are not in degree status. Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS) is the admitting and academic dean’s office for all University Special students. Complete the online Special Student Application. Select the Capstone Certificate in Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health ((UNCS565). Applicants may use the following description for their personal statement about why they are applying for University Special Student admission:

“I am applying to the Capstone Certificate in Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health to seek professional development for my work (or my interest in working) with infants, young children and their families.”

This application is received and processed by ACSSS with final decision held for approval from the specific Capstone Certificate coordinator.

Apply for admission for Fall Semester 2017.

Step 2 – Download Program Application Here 
In addition to completing the online application, applicants are required to submit an Infant, Early Childhood, and Family Mental Health Capstone Application and supporting materials.

Prerequisites: All applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent credential from an accredited college or university. The minimum GPA for admission to the program is 3.0.

The completed application packet should include:

Those who complete the application process and meet the Capstone Certificate Program requirements will be offered an interview with the Faculty Program Director or Co-Director. This will ensure that applicants have the appropriate background, prerequisites and that this Capstone Certificate Program is a good fit for the applicant. This includes discussing applicant’s access to work with young children ages birth to 5 years and their families in order to complete assignments and participate in case-based discussions.

Send completed application and supporting materials for review by email or mail to:

Email to: Lynn Sankey, Program Coordinator

Subject: UW Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Capstone Certificate Program Application

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Mail to:

UW Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Capstone Certificate Program
WisPIC/Department of Psychiatry
6001 Research Park Blvd.
Madison, Wisconsin, 53719

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FAX to: 608-263-0625

Attention: UW Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Capstone Certificate Program