The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares students to seek licensure as a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Iowa. It gives students the expertise needed to work in a variety of settings, including agencies, group practices, substance abuse treatment centers, hospitals, residential treatment centers, and employee assistance programs. The 60-credit hour program can be completed in as little as two and a half years.
This program is accreditated by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
|COUN 200 - Introduction to the Counseling Profession||3|
|COUN 201 - Counseling Research||3|
|COUN 215 - Theoretical Foundations of Individual and Family Counseling||3|
|COUN 220 - Career Development and Occupational Information||3|
|COUN 221 - Methods and Procedures of Counseling||3|
|COUN 224 - Assessment of Families and Individuals||3|
|COUN 225 - Human Development and Life Issues||3|
|COUN 228 - Psychopathology and Psychiatric Disorders||3|
|COUN 236 - Group Procedures||3|
|COUN 240 - Theoretical Foundations of Family Counseling||3|
|COUN 245 - Counseling Diverse Populations||3|
|COUN 260 - Counseling Practicum||3|
|COUN 270 - Advanced Practicum||3|
|Clinical Mental Health Specialization Courses|
|COUN 291 - Mental Health Counseling Internship||1-9|
COUN 298 - Ethics in Counseling
Counseling Admission Requirements
This program has indicated specific essay requirements. This essay replaces the general admission essay required for other programs.
The paper should be a 5-page, double spaced statement of interest in the counseling profession. It should include the following information: