7503 - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

General

Program Title
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Degree Designation
MS
Program Level
Graduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
The purpose of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is to provide students with self-awareness, knowledge and skills to work as professional clinical counselors with individuals, families, groups and organizations in a variety of mental health and agency settings.
Department(s)
Community Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
College/School
School of Health and Human Services
Status
Active

Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • "A current resume listing education background, professional experience and volunteer and community involvements. See program website for additional information."

Admission GPA: 3

Notes

Full-licensure: An additional 2000 post- masters degree supervised clinical contact hours in a clinical setting is required to complete the requirements for Professional Counseling licensure in the state of Minnesota. The curriculum of CMHC is designed to satisfy both LPC and LPCC licensure requirements in Minnesota. More information can be found online at the BBHT (http://mn.gov/boards/behavioral-health/)

Graduate Plan A

Credits: 61

Core: "COUN 601, COUN 603, COUN 666, COUN 668, COUN 651, COUN 620, COUN 658, CPSY 698, COUN 665, COUN 671, COUN 628, COUN 659, COUN 664, CPSY 669, COUN 667, COUN 696 (600 hours). (Prerequisite COUN 620, COUN 651, COUN 658, COUN 666, COUN 668, CPSY 669, COUN 671). Other courses or changes may be substituted with consent of advisor."

Research: "COUN 676 (3 Cr.), CPSY 699 (6 Cr.) "

Graduate Plan B

Credits: 61

Core: "COUN 601, COUN 603, COUN 666, COUN 668, COUN 651, COUN 620, COUN 658, CPSY 698, COUN 665, COUN 671, COUN 628, COUN 659, COUN 664, CPSY 669, COUN 667, COUN 696 (600 hours). (Prerequisite COUN 620, COUN 651, COUN 658, COUN 666, COUN 668, CPSY 669, COUN 671). Other courses or changes may be substituted with consent of advisor."

Electives: 6 credits. Must be approved by CMHC Advisor

Research: COUN 676 (3 Cr.)

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Active engagement in self-reflective practice and commitment to life-long learning
Objective
Effective delivery of counseling in diverse clinical settings to a broad range of clientele (individual, group, family, couples) across the lifespan
Objective
Fluency in multicultural competencies
Objective
Proficiency in best clinical practices
Objective
Social justice advocacy in a global context

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