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