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CNMH 671 - CAGS Internship: Mental Health Counselor

(3-9 credits)
Prerequisite: CNMH 536, which may be taken concurrently; and CNGC 538; and CNGC 563, which may be taken concurrently; and CNMH 540, which may be taken concurrently; and CNMH 570; and a fieldwork application approved by the director of fieldwork
This variable-credit fieldwork experience is for the advanced CAGS in Mental Health Counseling student seeking a license as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts (LMHC). Students may work 10-30 hours per 15-week semester and will register for three credits for each 150 hours of fieldwork they will complete that semester. For example, 10 hours per week/150 total hours = three credits; 20 hours per week/300 total hours = six credits; 30 hours per week/450 total hours = nine credits. Students must attend a clinical seminar each semester they are involved in field experience and must attend a minimum total of two seminars. Students must submit an application by the first Monday of April for the summer semester, the first Monday of June for the fall semester, or by the first Monday of November for the spring semester. All fieldwork sites must conform to the current licensing regulations including having an approved on-site supervisor as defined by the Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health Professionals for a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (see 262 CMR). Repeatable: may earn a maximum of 12 credits. Offered fall, spring, summer.