BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UC Berkeley Extension welcomes adults in the Bay Area to enroll in more than 500 fall courses. The continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley, UC Berkeley Extension offers professional development and personal enrichment in the classroom and online for adults in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Most Extension courses take place in the evenings and on weekends to accommodate the busy schedules of working adults.
A new standout course this fall is Clinical Work With Transgender Clients: The Basics and Beyond, which teaches behavioral science clinicians how to best engage individuals who identify across the gender spectrum. Also new, the Professional Program in Evidenced-Based Therapy for Anxiety and Mood Disorders teaches clinicians about the major causes, diagnostic issues, and prevention and treatment approaches for anxiety and mood disorders. This program replaces the discontinued Professional Program for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders and Professional Program for the Treatment of Mood Disorders.
UC Berkeley Extension offers more than 75 professional certificates and specialized programs of study that provide focused instruction in career development. Professional certificates signify the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Academic advisory boards comprising industry experts, UC Berkeley professors and Extension academic staff oversee and approve all certificate curricula. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations that enable students to develop skills within specific disciplines. For details about all of Extension's certificates and programs, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert.
UC Berkeley Extension's fall 2014 catalog is online at extension.berkeley.edu/catalog. Courses are held in convenient Bay Area locations—including Berkeley, San Francisco and Belmont—and online. UC Berkeley Extension begins holding classes at its brand-new San Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St., on Aug. 25, 2014. Classes will no longer be held at the UC Berkeley Extension Downtown Center (425 Market St.).
The public is invited to attend free information sessions to learn more about UC Berkeley Extension and its offerings. See all upcoming information sessions at extension.berkeley.edu/infosessions.