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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CPS 508 - Foundations of Mental Health Counseling & Consultation

Catalog Year 2009-2010

This course is designed for persons pursuing careers in mental health counseling. Topics addressed will include the history of mental counseling, an analysis of the current status of the mental health delivery system, and a futuristic look at mental health services (KNOWLEDGE). The course will include experiential activities and requires student participation (AUTHENTIC LEARNING). Additionally, the legal and societal bases of human services and community mental health services will be explored (SOCIAL JUSTICE). A critical analysis of major models of consultation with emphasis on generic and specific skills necessary for each model will be analyzed through the lens of the mental health field. Additionally, this course provides opportunity for students to PRACTICE communication information to students, parents, teachers, other school staff members, and other community agency personnel (COLLABORATION & LEADERSHIP).

PREREQ: Graduate standing or instructor permission.
OFFERED: Irregular