Clinical Mental Health Counseling
NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15
The new start term for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is Summer 2017! Please submit your application by November 15, 2016 to be a part of the Summer 2017 cohort. The program will no longer start in a Fall semester.
The program includes a nine month practicum-internship experience, during which students have the opportunity both to work with clients in community settings and to collaborate and consult with other mental health professionals. Students also have the opportunity to participate in psychological assessment programs and to conduct research that focuses on a wellness model of health.
Graduates of this program are employed in mental health agencies, family counseling centers, private practices, corporate human resource positions, correctional settings, and many others that require expertise in human development and counseling skills. The program is accredited as a clinical mental health counseling program by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and meets the educational requirements for professional licensure as a counselor in Georgia.
Course description and classes
Highlights of the Program
Students are exposed to a wide range of therapeutic models and counseling styles. Graduates of this program are found working in mental health agencies, correctional settings, family counseling centers, business and personnel positions, private practice, and many other settings. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is fully accredited by CACREP through 2019.