Sep 24, 2018  
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CNMH 570 - Advanced Applied Counseling: Mental Health Counselor

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: CNGC 520, which may be taken concurrently (for students admitted after 5/1/06); and CNGC 529 and CNMH 528; and CNGC 538, which may be taken concurrently; and CNMH 534 and CNMH 535 and CNMH 568; and a practicum application approved by the director of fieldwork
This course will include a minimum of 100 hours of field experience and is designed to provide the advanced counseling student who intends to work in mental health or PreK-12 settings and who is seeking licensure as a LMHC or school social worker/school adjustment counselor, with an opportunity to further examine and effectively apply counseling theory into practice and demonstrate this ability during the required practicum experience. Students will actively work with clients in the role of mental health counselor. Emphasis will be placed upon the application of counseling techniques to clients over the lifespan and the further refinement of the counseling student’s individual counseling style and increased self-awareness. Maximum use of clinical supervision, audio/video tape, role-play and observation will be made. Moreover, overarching issues such as multiculturalism, psychological development, technology, context and ethics/professionalism will be integrated throughout this course. Students must submit an internship application by the first week of April for summer and fall semesters or by November for spring semester.