CNSL 6395 Practicum

This course is the first of three clinical instruction courses offering supervised clinical practice in counseling skills, behaviors, professional orientation/disposition, and assessment. Primary emphasis is on performing counseling and related activities in a specified agency, church, or community clinical mental health setting. Practicum students are required to serve as counseling interns at the UMHB Community Life Center, the counselor training facility for the Graduate Counseling Program (and/or at a faculty –approved off campus site). A total of 100 clock hours are required. Of these 100 hours, 40 must be direct counseling experience with the remaining 60 hours in assessment, report writing, case consultation, peer-supervision, client staffing and educational enhancement activities such as session tape reviews and book reviews related to specific disorders, theories, and/or issues. Prerequisites: CNSL 6308, CNSL 6312, CNSL 6315, CNSL 6320, and CNSL 6394. Lab fee is required.




Counseling (Graduate)