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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Spring
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  • Restrictions: USD applicants only
  • To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/26/2022
10/31/2022 03/06/2023 03/14/2023

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Professor(s): Dr. Nedeljko Golubovic Disciplines and Core Offered: Counseling, School of Leadership and Education Sciences Graduate
Program Advisor: Lindsay Allen - Program Type: Graduate- SOLES
Program Description:

Location Course Professor Travel Dates Pre and Post-Abroad Sessions
Tokyo and Hiroshima, Japan
COUN 547i Risk Assessments and Trauma Interventions 
 Dr. Nedelijko Golubovic Class activities run Mar 6, 2023 – Mar 14, 2023. Classes will be offered each day and attendance at all sessions is mandatory, given the condensed schedule.   
Weekly meetings before and after travel

Course Descriptions

COUN 547i: Risk Assessments Trauma Interventions (3 units)

This course provides clinical mental health counseling students the basic theoretical foundation of trauma and crisis intervention, including the effects of crisis and traumatic events on the development of abnormal behaviors. Students will be invited to learn about the principles of crisis intervention during trauma-causing events as well as the multicultural treatment of long-term trauma related effects.


Estimated Program Costs

Tuition (reduced tuition rate of $880 per unit) $2,640
Program expenses & Accommodations (based on double occupancy) $3,480
Global Study Fee $400

Notes about estimated program costs:

  1. TUITION for this program is at the reduced SOLES Global tuition rate of $880/unit.
  2. TRAVEL EXPENSES are estimated at $3,480. The program fee includes on-site logistical items such as lodging, classroom rentals, speakers, some group activities, meals and transportation to class activities. If you apply and are accepted to this program then withdraw, any costs incurred on your behalf will be charged to your student account. Students who withdraw after December 5th will be charged $3,480 in program fees. 
  3. GLOBAL STUDY FEE is $400. A non-refundable charge of $150 will be placed on your student account for all withdrawals after the November 5th. Any withdrawal on or after November 15th, the entire $400 will be placed on your student account.
  4. ACCOMMODATION costs are built into the program.  Housing is provided from March 6 (check in date) to March 14 (check out date). Additional housing charges may be assessed if students drop the class after hotel accommodations are made on their behalf. Accepted students will be provided with further information regarding the group hotel and will be asked their housing preferences.
  5. AIRFARE is not charged to your student account. Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare. Please check current airfare using your departure and return cities for a more accurate estimate.
  6. WITHDRAWAL/REFUND POLICY.   If at any point after enrolling in the program you decide that you wish to cancel your participation, you must submit written notification to the Global Center <>. A simple email will suffice. The information on the cancellation policy can be found here: SOLES Cancellation Policy- Global Study Spring 2023


The application window for the program is from October 5 at 12:00pm to October 26 at 11:59PM. To be considered for acceptance, your online application must be complete by this date.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance by November 1. Once accepted. Further information will be provided to accepted students.  If you have already opened an online application, continue working on it by visiting the direct login page.

Visa Information

Accepted students should apply immediately for any necessary tourist visas. Students are solely responsible for obtaining their own visas. If you are required to obtain a visa, you may apply directly through the host country's consulate for a tourist visa. Contact Lindsay Allen, SOLES Global Center Coordinator for an introductory letter and proof of insurance if required. The information provided below applies to U.S. citizens.

U.S. citizens may enter the Japan for purposes of tourism without a visa if they present their U.S. passport, valid for at least six months after their date of entry into Japan, and a return ticket to the United States or an onward ticket to another country.

Additional Questions

Director, SOLES Global Center
University of San Diego
Phone: (619)260-5901




To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)