Viridis Graduate Institute

Ecopsychology and Environmental Humanities

Executive Certificate Program Learning Outcomes

Participants who complete the Executive Certificate Courses in Ecopsychology will be able to apply the following:

Program Learning Outcomes

Critical Thinking

Reflect and evaluate behaviors in interconnected systems for flourishing and collapse;  Describe how ecopsychology core theories and practices examine ecological systems biologically and psychologically.

Creativity

Reflect and evaluate behaviors in interconnected systems for flourishing and collapse; Apply problems solving skills, innovative thinking, and imagination to transform images, symbols, and narratives into entirely new meaning that promote engagement in intrapsychic, interpersonal, and collaborative relationships.

Communication

Describe the ecological and psychological processes of the five ecological principles of energy, diversity, change, waste and connectivity in written and oral form in a variety of settings using logical coherence, consistency, and creativity.

Ecological & Civic Literacy
Demonstrate an understanding, knowledge, and appreciation of intrinsic values, inclusivity, and interconnection of ecological, community, civic, and global processes of life.
Ecopsychological Sensibility

Demonstrate the ability to assess interconnected ecological and sociological problems in our world, and to apply basic ecopsychological principles toward the promotion of change in behaviors and practices underpinning these issues.

Multidisciplinary Synthesis

Demonstrate an ability to integrate the many disciplines and fields that intersect with environmental, ecological, social, and economic concerns.