Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

PSY 740 Mental Health Counseling Practicum

3 hours; 3 credits. This course will focus on the integration of theoretical concepts with actual counseling techniques. Students will work in a program-approved field placement for a total of at least 100 hours, of which 40 hours are accounted for by direct contact with clients in activities aimed at the development of mental health counseling skills. An approved site supervisor will administer one hour per week of individual or triadic supervision. In addition, students will participate in an average of 1 1/2 hours per week of group supervision by a faculty member. Students must obtain student liability insurance prior to field work. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Master's in Mental Health Counseling Program and permission of the Program Director.