PY 688: ProSem Mental Health Counseling II

Synonym:

86251 (for web registration)

Section:

E

Faculty:

Cathy Lounsbury

Credits:

3

Seats:

6

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/28 - 12/18 (1:00PM-3:29PM)

Description:

Emphasis: Contextual Dimensions in Mental Health Counseling
Restricted to CMHC III and CMHC-SAAC III students
Prerequisite: Completion of CMHC II courses and practicum/internship.

This course provides an overview of the current contexts of mental health practice. Selected topics will include, role of the mental health counselor in contemporary practice settings, multicultural issues, standards of ethical practice, collaboration with prescribing practitioners and integration of psychopharmacological treatment into counseling, and theories and practices of consultation. students' will have an opportunity to integrate their current internship experiences with their theoretical learning and to develop skills in peer supervision and consultation.