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Feb 9, 2017 by Chris Dietrich (ccd)
CNSL 6269 : Practicum I in Mental Health Counseling
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:01:49 GMT
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 23:00:34 GMT
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Counseling and Human Development
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CMHC-MAEDHD: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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In The Catalog Prerequisites:
CNSL 6270 : Practicum II in Mental Health Counseling
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Long Course Title
Practicum I in Mental Health Counseling
Short Course Title
Practicum I Mental Health Cnsl
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Repeatable for Credit?
CNSL 6151, CNSL 6153, CNSL 6154, CNSL 6157, CNSL 6163, CNSL 6173, CNSL 6174, CNSL 6268, EDUC 6115 and HDEV 6108
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First in a two-semester clinical experience. Working with clients in the practicum clinic, agency, or school setting under intensive supervision, developing therapeutic relationship and basic counseling competencies. Six to eight hours of work per week are required for a minimum of 100 hours total over two practica.
• Practicum students will engage in a helping relationship with their clients focusing on the development of the therapeutic relationship.
• Demonstrate consistent use of micro skills which includes interviewing skills, client conceptualization and effective use of prevention/intervention strategies
• Demonstrate engaging in a therapeutic relationship based on benevolence, trustworthiness and authenticity
• Demonstrate intake interview skills as well as appropriate client assessments and screening
• Demonstrate evaluation of risk factors related to client’s safety and welfare as well as perpetrator of violence or abuse
• Demonstrate appropriate documentation and record keeping skills
• Utilize effective treatment planning, goal planning and termination plans
• Engage in case presentations, consultation, communication with supervisor and peers utilizing professional language
• Utilize community resources and understanding of how to access and refer, as well as consult with outside agencies as necessary
• Maintain ethical counseling standards with an ability to identify ethical issues, their evaluation, use consultation and engage in the ethical decision making process
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