Leadership in Counseling-Related Services

The Counseling-Related Services concentration prepares graduates with knowledge of mental health issues in order to increase their effectiveness as leaders and change agents in organizations that serve consumers with mental health needs. 

Studies include focus on foundations of clinical counseling, legal and ethical issues of concern to those in the counseling arena and psychopathology.  Students also learn from among courses in vocational and career development, multicultural counseling, or substance abuse counseling. 

Whether administrators in community agencies, or interacting with populations in an advising or support role, students in this concentration learn a counseling perspective.

Group II—Concentration Courses (12 credits)
COUN-508Foundations of Mental Health Counseling
COUN 530Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
and one from among:
COUN-505Vocational/Career Development
COUN-520Multicultural Counseling and Relationship Development
COUN-515Substance Abuse Counseling (CNPY 514 Psychopathology must be taken first)
Core Courses in Organizational Leadership



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