GOAL AND OBJECTIVES OF GRADUATE STUDIES IN COUNSELING PROGRAMS
GOAL: The goal of the Carson-Newman University Graduate Studies in Counseling program is to prepare individuals with the professional counseling competencies essential to deliver evidence-based practices that promote holistic well-being to diverse clients.
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the Graduate Studies in Counseling program are to:
* Assist students in gaining knowledge in human development and helping processes that enable them to deliver effective services within the context of a pluralistic society.
* Assist students in acquiring the skills to provide appropriate prevention and intervention services for individuals and families.
* Facilitate the development of reflective practitioners whose professional disposition integrates self-awareness and its impact on effective counseling relationships.
* Empower students to become counselors who deliver standard of care and service
consistent with the ethical guidelines of professional counseling associations and expectations of Carson-Newman University.
* Provide opportunities for students to develop multicultural competencies and collaborative strategies to work effectively with a diverse client population and advocate for social justice.
For more information, contact:
Carolyn Cole Brewer, EdD, NCC
Director, Graduate Studies in Counseling