Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation (CER) housed in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at California State University, Fresno, is home to one of the most established programs in the field of professional counseling in the state of California. The CER department is designed to prepare motivated students to work in counseling or counseling-related roles in various employment settings.
Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish wellness, mental health, education, and career goals. Our diverse student body consists of recent college graduates, mid-life career changers, and late-career individuals seeking professional growth. This eclectic student body enhances the educational experience and also provides an excellent foundation for multicultural learning. In addition, the CER faculty are experienced, established members of the counseling community and are active in many educational, professional, and community leadership roles.
The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation (CER) mission is to prepare future counselors to use clinical skills, research, and instruction to serve diverse students, clients, and the community in a globally changing society. We seek to improve wellness and inspire social change through counselor education.
As a Department, we value
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Student Focused Mission
- Quality Programming
The vision of the Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation is to be the premier department in the preparation of ethically and culturally competent counselors who advance the dignity, potential, and wellness of all.
About our Department
The counseling program offers tracks in:
- Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Option Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
- Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Option in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Master of Science in Counseling, Option in School Counseling
Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential
- Master of Science in Counseling, Option in Student Affairs and College Counseling
- Master of Science in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling
The counseling programs in the CER department are evening programs designed with the working student in mind. Most classes are held after 4:00 p.m. and meet once a week on campus. There are also online and afternoon courses available for some content areas. The programs provide students with a flexible matriculation schedule where coursework is completed in sequence but at each individual’s pace. Most students choose to complete their studies in 2 ½ or 3 years, and summer classes are optional.
The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation offers a variety of exciting educational opportunities for post-baccalaureate students seeking professional careers in the fields of Counselor Education. All programs are fully accredited and are recognized for excellence and innovation. Two programs in the Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation are CACREP accredited, the MS degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and MS degree in Counseling, option in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.
Our Counselor Education program offers the Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, the Master of Science degree in Counseling with options in School Counseling and Student Affairs and College Counseling, and the Master of Science degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. We also offer the California Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential for students seeking a career in school counseling.
We have earned special recognition from the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES) by receiving the Exemplary Program Award for outstanding innovations in providing professional preparation for counselors. California State University, Fresno has also recently been ranked #9 for the Best Affordable School Counseling Degree Program. Information regarding this ranking can be found at the link here.
Visit Us: Education Building ED 350
Mailing Address: 5005 N. Maple Ave. M/S ED3 Fresno, CA 93740-8025
Phone Number: 559.278.0340
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Meet Our Faculty
|Yuleinys Castillo||Associate Professor and Coordinator, Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counselingfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeff Crane||Associate Professor and Department Chairemail@example.com|
|Yasar Nur Dedeoglu||Assistant Professor and Coordinator, School Counseling Graduate Program and Pupil Personnel Services Credentialfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mandy Greaves||Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Marriage, Family and Child Counselingemail@example.com|
|Byung Jin Kim||Assistant Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yangyang Liu||Assistant Professoremail@example.com|
|Sergio Pereyra||Associate Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dilian Rolins||Assistant Professoremail@example.com|
|Gitima Sharma||Associate Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wei-Mo Tu||Assistant Professoremail@example.com|
|Albert Valencia||Faculty Early Retirement Programfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mui Mindy Vuong||Assistant Professoremail@example.com|
|Kyle Weir||Professor and Director of Fresno Family Counseling Centerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Soua Xiong||Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Student Affairs and College Counseling Graduate Programemail@example.com|