SNIES: 105680 | Qualified registration: Resolution 13276 of June 30, 2016

The objective of this program is to train specialists trained in mental health intervention with children and adolescents under the project construction model and with a public health approach. For this purpose, the specialization focuses its training in three areas: mental health, public health and knowledge management, with the theme of development as its central axis.

The program seeks the training of specialists capable of contextually reading those factors that affect the mental health of children and adolescents, theoretically substantiate them and from there formulate pertinent and timely intervention projects.

The program intensifies in areas of:

  • Human development
  • Positive Mental Health
  • Project development

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until February 6, 2021
Interview: They can be requested from the Alexander Von Humboldt Faculty of Social Sciences . They will take place until February 8.
Admission results: You can check if you were admitted on our website or by calling the faculty of the chosen program
Program duration: 2 semesters (1 year)
Tuition payment: After passing the admission certificate, the admitted applicant will have a period of fifteen (15) days to make the tuition payment
Classes start: February 12, 2021
Class hours: Friday 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Saturdays from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm Biweekly concentrations
Registration PIN cost: $ 111,000 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 5,575,000 COP
Cost of academic credit: $ 578,000 COP
* The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.

Documentation required for the registration process:

Copy of the undergraduate degree certificate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

NOTE: The above documents do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified or that are not fully filled out will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Dean Faculty of Human Sciences
Paula Andrea Mena López
Alexander Von Humboldt Business University Corporation
Telephone: (57) (6) 7450025 Ext. 106

CES Postgraduate Coordinator
Natalia Cardenas Zuluaga
Telephone: (57) (4) 444 0 555 Ext. 1280 - 1563

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of the applicant

We are looking for applicants who wish to train in innovative programs in psychology with the quality of CES University.

Why choose
is this program?

We countwith the highest quality standards in education, which gives us a recognition of excellence. 

of the graduate

Ourspecialists have the skills toto guaranteeservices to children and adolescents. 

Directed atProfessionals from the social, health, education and human sciences, interested in promoting the mental health of children and adolescents.

• Because we train specialists in the formulation of mental health projects with children and adolescents.
• Because we recognize children and adolescents as subjects of rights with capacities to manage their lives.


• Because the program's specialists are leaders in the formulation and execution of mental health projects with children and adolescents and their families.

The specialist in child and adolescent mental health will be able to formulate and execute projects in the mental health of children and adolescents. from a health perspective


positive mental health, framed in the field of public health, which will promote interventions that are not only contextualized but also of high impact.



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You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
2. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
4. Have approved the degree or research work.
5. Peace and safe with the University for all concepts.

• Professional from institutions that address the mental health of children and adolescents
• Member of interdisciplinary teams at the local, regional or national level, which carry out projects aimed at promoting the mental health of children and adolescents from a public health perspective.

• Professional in charge of the design, implementation and evaluation of mental health projects aimed at children, adolescents and their families

We have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
Sapiencia Fund

Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)

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Program name:
Specialization in Mental Health of Children and Adolescents


Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified record:
Resolution 13276 of June 30, 2016

Alexander Von Humboldt Business University Corporation


1 year (2 semesters)

Title awarded:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist

Total cost per semester:
$ 5,575,000 COP

Cost of academic credit:
$ 578,000 COP

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