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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Professional Development

Many opportunities are available for professional development while completing the master's in clinical mental health program. Students are expected to seek membership in professional organizations such as Mississippi Counseling Association (MCA), American Counseling Association (ACA), and American Mental Health Counseling Association. Clinical mental health counseling students attend and deliver presentations at the Mississippi Counseling Association annual conference, and several have attended and presented at ACA. Students are expected to become involved in advocacy and social justice projects on behalf of their clients as well as the profession. Current students have been involved in a variety of community advocacy initiatives and are a part of a very active campus Chi Sigma Iota Chapter.