The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares students to seek licensure as a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Iowa. It gives students the expertise needed to work in a variety of settings, including agencies, group practices, substance abuse treatment centers, hospitals, residential treatment centers, and employee assistance programs. The 60-credit hour program can be completed in as little as two and a half years.
This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
|COUN 200 - Introduction to the Counseling Profession||3|
|COUN 201 - Counseling Research||3|
|COUN 215 - Theoretical Foundations of Individual and Family Counseling||3|
|COUN 220 - Career Development and Occupational Information||3|
|COUN 221 - Methods and Procedures of Counseling||3|
|COUN 224 - Assessment of Families and Individuals||3|
|COUN 225 - Human Development and Life Issues||3|
|COUN 228 - Psychopathology and Psychiatric Disorders||3|
|COUN 236 - Group Procedures||3|
|COUN 240 - Theoretical Foundations of Family Counseling||3|
|COUN 245 - Counseling Diverse Populations||3|
|COUN 260 - Counseling Practicum||3|
|COUN 270 - Advanced Practicum||3|
|Clinical Mental Health Specialization Courses|
|COUN 291 - Mental Health Counseling Internship||1-9|
|COUN 298 - Ethics in Counseling||1-3|
This program has indicated specific essay requirements. This essay replaces the general admission essay required for other programs.
The paper should be a 5-page, double spaced statement of interest in the counseling profession. It should include the following information:
The information in this catalog does not constitute a contract between the university and the student. The university reserves the right to make changes in curricula, admission policies and processes, tuition and financial aid, academic standards and guidelines, student services and any other regulations or policies set forth in this catalog without giving prior notice.