Apr 05, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 540 - Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

3 hours
Principles and challenges of practicing in clinical mental health counseling settings are explored.  Students become familiar with the history, philosophy, and trends in clinical mental health counseling; the role and training of counselors in clinical settings; modes of intervention (e.g., direct service, consultation, and advocacy); and range of mental health service delivery, such as inpatient, outpatient, partial treatment, and aftercare.  Students also investigate principles and applications of program development, implementation, and evaluation in clinical mental health counseling. 
Prerequisite(s): COUN 524  and COUN 537