Professional Orientation and Ethics

GMS MH 715

Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor This course provides an orientation to the clinical mental health counseling profession, including the history and foundations of clinical mental health counseling, developing a professional identity, review of the settings and systems where clinical mental health counselors provide services, emergency preparedness, models of clinical supervision, professional organizations and licensure, clinical mental health counselor advocacy, preparations for practicum and internship training, and self-care strategies. This course will also cover the ethics of professional counseling, including confidentiality and informed consent, competence and use of supervision, and boundary-setting. The American Counseling Association and American Mental Health Counselors Association Codes of Ethics, as well as legal requirements, will be reviewed. 3 cr, Yr. 1, Fall sem

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Levy-Bell INS 301 R 1:00 pm-3:50 pm MED Campus

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