May 20, 2018
CPS 512 - Practicum in Mental Health Counseling
Catalog Year 2009-2010
This is an advanced course in counseling theory and PRACTICE.
Student placement is as a participant-observer in a cooperating
agency or counseling setting engaged in mental health or human
welfare services or in an institutional setting providing
preprofessional experiences of relevance to the
counselor-candidate. (AUTHENTIC LEARNING, PRACTICE, COLLABORATION,
LEADERSHIP). Experiences include a pre-placement orientation,
weekly on-site supervisory visits, and weekly follow-through
conferences on campus (AUTHENTIC LEARNING). The focus is on
increasing the individual’s effectiveness and KNOWLEDGE of theory
through intensive study of practical applications and theoretical
PREREQ: Completion of at least nine credit hours of sequential course work including Cps 510, and instructor permission.
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