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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling prepares graduates for employment in a variety of settings such as community mental health agencies, public and non-profit human service facilities, inpatient psychiatric clinics, drug and alcohol centers, child and family service agencies, business and industry, and private practice. Through rigorous coursework and clinical experiences, graduates are trained to provide culturally competent counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. In addition to the common core and clinical experiences, coursework also emphasizes an orientation to mental health agencies, assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, substance abuse, crisis management, ethics, multicultural competencies, and advocacy and social justice activities.

Clinical Mental Health Program Objectives

Students will: