Course Descriptions

CodeCOUN
Number587P
TitleClinical Mental Health Practicum
Units3
Description

Practicum students demonstrate knowledge of and skills
in personal/social, academic, and career development
domain assessments and individual and group interventions
appropriate to a variety of adult counseling settings.
Course includes a minimum of 100 clock hours of
practicum experience that includes a combination of
peer counseling related to personal/social, academic, and
career development issues; community service programs
serving adult populations; job shadowing of professional
counselors; observing and being a participant-observer
of group dynamics in various counseling settings; and
attending meetings directly relevant to the functioning of a
counseling staff and/or counseling center. At least 40 hours
of the practicum experience involved direct client contact.
Prerequisites are required (see advisor).