Graduate & Adult Studies

Collaboration and Leadership in Counseling: Mental Health Counseling

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) 36 semester hours beyond a master's degree (maximum of 9 transfer hours)

School Counseling Concentration - Designed for candidates with MS in school counseling, mental health counseling or closely related field pursuing LPC licensure or advanced study. 

Core Courses (12 hours):
COUN 712 Advanced Collaboration and Leadership in Counseling
COUN 714 Advanced Intentional Interviewing and Counseling Skills
COUN 722 Advanced Legal, Ethical, Sociocultural, and Spiritual Issues in Counseling
COUN 730 Research in Effective Counseling and Collaborative Approaches

Required Courses (6 hours):
COUN 750 Mental Health Counseling in Trauma and Crises
COUN 755 Advanced Contemporary Theories and Techniques in Counseling Children

Mental Health Concentration Choices (Select 18 hours):
MSC 567 Career Development and Counseling
MSC 569 Understanding Families
MSC 580 Helping Relationships in Crises
MSC 582 Assessment/Intervention in Individual and Family Therapy
MSC 584 Study of Normal and Abnormal Behavior
MSC 588 Internship (6 hours)
MSC 611 Counseling Children and Adolescents
MSC 638 Play Therapy across the Lifespan
MSC 640 Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy
MSc 650 Behavioral Medicine and Psychotherapy
MSC 653 Spirituality, Family Systems, and Holistic Mental Health
COUN 710 Psychopathology
COUN 715 Addictions Counseling
COUN 717 Family Violence:  Intervention and Treatment
COUN 718 Counseling Military Children and Their Families

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Graduate and Adult Studies
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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