Graduate Catalog

COU 742 Practicum in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

This course is the first in a sequence of practica and is one of major experiential components of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. By the end of this course, students will have developed entry-level counseling skills, which include the ability to provide counseling, prepare reports and treatment plans, and to work directly with and be supervised by experienced professionals in mental health settings. Counseling skills will be reviewed by faculty and site supervisors using student self-report, recorded sessions, and/or live observation. A focus will be on students developing reflectively through the use of supervision.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: successful completion of COU 710, COU 721 and COU 732

Distribution

Graduate, Masters