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Course Requirements

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

(Effective Fall 2014)

Course requirements for the MAE in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling are listed below. This program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

  • CNS 552 Testing & Assessment in Counseling
  • CNS 554 Group Counseling
  • CNS 555 Social and Cultural Diversity
  • CNS 556 Developmental Career Counseling
  • CNS 557 Human & Family Development
  • CNS 558 Theories of Counseling
  • CNS 559 Techniques of Counseling
  • CNS 560 Professional Studies in Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy
  • CNS 567 Mental Health Diagnosis & Treatment
  • CNS 568 Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • OR
  • CNS 569 Play Therapy
  • CNS 583 Marriage Therapy
  • CNS 588 Family Systems Counseling
  • CNS 587 Professional Mental Health Counseling Practice
  • CNS 591 Mental Health/Marriage and Family Practicum*
  • CNS 592 Crisis Counseling
  • CNS 596 Mental Health/Marriage and Family Internship (6 hours)^
  • CNS 598 Research and Program Evaluation in Counseling
  • CNS 637 Theories of Addictions
  • AND a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Elective selected in consultation with advisor.

^CNS 596 Internship must be taken over a period of two semesters. Students must complete CNS 591 Practicum with a grade of B or better to be eligible to enroll in Internship.

*To enroll in practicum students must have completed the following prerequisites: 554, 555, 558, 560, and 559 with grades of B or better.

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 Last Modified 6/13/18