The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is accredited
by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related
Educational Programs (CACREP). Graduates are eligible to sit for
the National Counselor Examination administered by the National
Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). For further information
on accreditation, contact: CACREP, 1001 North Fairfax Street,
Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone: (703) 535-5990. Website:
www.cacrep.org. For further information on NBCC, contact: NBCC
33 Terrace Way Greensboro, NC 27403. Phone: (336) 547-0607.
Professional counselors are licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. The overall goal of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is to provide academic preparation for graduates to become Licensed Professional Counselors. There are additional postgraduate clinical supervision requirements in order to attain licensure.
The most recent evaluation of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program contains information pertaining to Counselor knowledge, Counselor awareness, Counselor-in-Training skills, consumer satisfaction, faculty evaluations and more.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student Handbook provides general information regarding graduate study, a description of the program, policies, university services, and links to professional organizations.
The Clinical Experience Handbook defines and reviews objectives, policies, procedures, and all of the forms required for Practicum and Internship.
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