Esperanza is funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program and will not be funded by UW-Madison after Spring 2025.
The Esperanza graduate certificate includes 5 courses (9 total credits) offered over a 1.5-year academic schedule. Graduate students currently enrolled at UW-Madison in psychology and related helping or clinically-based professions (e.g., social work, nursing) are eligible to apply. For additional information, contact Dr. Ramírez Stege
As part of this training program, graduate students can expect to…
- Build knowledge grounded in liberation psychology, anti-racist, and decolonization frameworks that promote radical healing
- Develop outreach and advocacy skills through local partnerships and interventions
- Engage in culturally and linguistically-affirming programming that promotes students’ personal and professional wellness and capacity to thrive
Esperanza Graduate Certificate Coursework Summary
See Coursework for more detailed information on the course offerings.