CNSL 6370 Legal & Ethical Issues in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

This course will integrate the student’s professional knowledge and skills basic to ethical clinical mental health counseling. Students will explore a wide variety of ethical and legal topics within the clinical mental health field to include: roles, functions, and settings of clinical mental health counselors; ethical administration and management of mental health programs and services; strategies for supporting client education and advocacy; and knowledge of Texas licensing rules and regulations and related government policies. This course serves as a capstone for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and helps prepare students to apply for licensure.