Feb 02, 2023  
2018 - 2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 640 - Professional Orientation and Function in Mental Health Counseling

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in clinical-counseling psychology or permission of instructor.
An orientation to professional counseling with an emphasis on mental health counseling. The course traces the historical development and trends in counseling as a discipline and assesses current identity and functions. The roles of professional organizations and associations are analyzed. The laws and ethics regarding the practice of professional counseling are studied. Issues related to mental health practice are included. Collaborative consultation and issues of outreach and treatment/prevention strategies will also be discussed.



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