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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Course of Study

Clinical Mental Health Counseling training is a 60 semester hours program.  The typical full time student can complete the CMHC program in seven (7) semesters.  Faculty members are eager to advise students in designing the Course of Study that best fits their needs and to mentor them throughout their training.  To view sample course syllabus, click the desired course number.

CORE COURSES FOR CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING (30 hours)
COUN 502 Theories and Techniques of Counseling (3 hrs), FA/SP
COUN 514 Helping Relationships & Counseling Skills with Individuals and Families (3 hrs), FA
COUN 550 Holistic Counseling in a Diverse World (3 hrs), FA
COUN 565 Group Counseling Processes (3 hrs), FA/SP
EDUC 566 Issues in Human Development (3 hrs), FA/SP/SU, AOL
COUN 567 Career Development & Counseling (3 hrs), SP
COUN 585 Professional Orientation & Ethics in Counseling (3 hrs), FA/SU
COUN 589 Counseling Practicum (3 hrs), FA/SP
COUN 611 Counseling & Development of Children and Adolescents (3 hrs), SP
COUN 630 Counseling Research & Program Evaluation (3 hrs), FA

SPECIALTY COURSES FOR CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING (30 HOURS)
COUN 569 Intro to Family Systems in Counseling, 3 hours
COUN 580 Crisis and Trauma Interventions with Individuals and Families, 3 hours
COUN 586 Study of Abnormal Behavior, DSM, and Psychopathology, 3 hours
COUN 587 Assessment and Treatment Planning, 3 hours
COUN 614 Substance Abuse & Addictions Counseling with Individuals & Families, 3 hours
COUN 640 Marriage & Family Therapy in Mental Health, 3 hours
COUN 650 Neuroscience & Counseling Interventions with Individuals & Families, 3 hours
COUN 653 Spirituality, Family Systems, and Holistic Mental Health, 3 hours
COUN 668 Mental Health Counseling Internship, 6 hours (may be taken as two 3-hour courses) (pre-requisite COUN 589 or instructor approval)

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