CSL 510

Professional Counseling Identity/Issues

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 As needed Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This course will provide students with an understanding of the historical underpinnings of the field of counseling. Students will be exploring topics of professional identity, professional licensure and credentialing and made aware of the professional associations developed specifically for this and related fields. This course will orient students to the roles and responsibilities of professional counselors across specialty areas, between agencies, in consultation and collaboration interagency, and advocacy functions for the profession. Current topics relevant to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling field will be addressed including the latest interventions for crisis management, trauma, internet counseling and the foci of the present goals of the American Counseling Association.