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Viewing: CNSL 6270 : Practicum II in Mental Health Counseling

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Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Counseling (CNSL)
Practicum II in Mental Health Counseling
Practicum II Mental Health Cns
Fall 2017
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CNSL 6269


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Second 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. (CC: 5a, 5b, 5c)
• Demonstrate consistent use of micro skills which includes interviewing skills, client conceptualization and effective use of prevention/intervention strategies (CC: 7h, 5h, 5c)

• Demonstrate engaging in a therapeutic relationship based on benevolence, trustworthiness and authenticity (CC: 5a, 5b, 5c)
• Demonstrate intake interview skills as well as appropriate client assessments and screening (CC: 7g)
• Demonstrate evaluation of risk factors related to client’s safety and welfare as well as perpetrator of violence or abuse (CC: 7h)
• Demonstrate appropriate documentation and record keeping skills (CC: 5g)
• Utilize effective treatment planning, goal planning and termination plans (CC: 7h)
• Engage in case presentations, consultation, communication with supervisor and peers utilizing professional language (CC: 5a, 5b, 5c)
• Utilize community resources and understanding of how to access and refer, as well as consult with outside agencies as necessary (CC: 3c, 1b)
• Maintain ethical counseling standards with an ability to identify ethical issues, their evaluation, use consultation and engage in the ethical decision making process (CC: 5g, 7i)
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