Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Schools and Communities Emphasis Curriculum Guide and Course Schedule

Clinical Mental Health Counseling curriculum guide and course schedule.

The clinical mental health counseling emphasis in the Counselor Education (M.Ed.) Master's Program is a two-year program with a fall semester start date. Students are required to complete 60-credits, including a one-semester off-campus internship under the supervision of the university Internship Coordinator and an agency supervisor.

Fall Semester (15 credits)
CN ED 404 (3) Group Procedures in Guidance and Counseling
CN ED 500 (3) Introduction to Counseling & Development
CN ED 501 (3) Counseling: Theory & Method
CN ED 506 (3) Individual Counseling Skills
CN ED 507 (3) Multicultural Issues in Counseling

Spring Semester (12 credits)
CN ED 505 (3) Foundations of Career Development & Counseling Information
CN ED 530 (3) Family Counseling: Theory & Practice
CN ED 595A (3) Practicum
CN ED 597A (3) Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Schools & Communities

Summer Semester (9 credits)
CN ED 532 (3) Diagnosis Counseling
CN ED 523/524 (3) Child or Adolescent Counseling
Elective (3)

Fall Semester (12 Credits)
CN ED 422 (3) Foundations of Addictions Counseling
CN ED 526 (3) Counseling Research
CN ED 595G (3) Internship
Elective (3)

Spring Semester (12 Credits)
CN ED 525 (3) Use of Tests in Counseling
CN ED 595G (3) Internship
CN ED 596 (3) Individual Studies (Master's paper)
Elective (3)

Suggested Electives (9)
CN ED 597A (3) Sexuality Issues in Counseling (Summer – Semester 3)
CN ED 597A (3) Grief Counseling (Summer – Semester 3)
BBH 451 (3) Psychopharmacological Influences on Health (Summer - Semester 3)
BBH 432 (3) Biobehavioral Aspects of Stress (Fall - Semester 4)
RHS 560 (3) Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (Fall - Semester 4)
PSYCH 422 (3) Human Sexuality (Fall - Semester 4)