This program is designed to help volunteers, Veteran Services Officers, or social service professionals better assess and respond to the needs of veterans and their family members who come seeking assistance in resolving problems. By more accurately assessing, identifying, and understanding the issues presented by veterans, those completing the Veterans Services Certificate program will enhance their ability to assist veterans in the Veterans Administration claims process and to provide effective and efficient services to veterans.
The program consists of four courses offered in an online format. The courses are sequential and last eight weeks each. You will be part of a cohort who enroll and begin the series of courses at the same time. Within each of the courses, your work is self-paced. The courses are:
There are no course prerequisites and a college degree is not required to enter the program.
Enroll Online for the entire program or to register for specific courses, contact the Continuing Education Student Support Office at (850) 473-7468.
Lynette Bledsoe, LCSW
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida 32514
The Veterans Services Certificate Program was developed under the grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Post-secondary Education (FIPSE), the US Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.
Learn more about FIPSE.