Sep 29, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CNSL 670 - Practicum in Counseling


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): CNSL 643 - Introduction to School Counseling  or CNSL 618 - Introduction to Mental Health Counseling 
CNSL 630 - Counseling and Ethics 
CNSL 655 - Counseling and Application II 
CNSL 660 - Group Counseling Theories & Practice (cc) 
CNSL 651 - Multicultural Perspectives in Counseling 
CNSL 640 - Human Development I 
CNSL 654 - Psychopathology  (for Mental Health Counseling students only)
This course is an intensive practical clinical experience, under professional supervision. Supervised experience in counseling is provided through role-playing, recorded counseling sessions, observation, transcript analysis, and evaluation of interviewing/counseling skills techniques. Counseling, consultation, advocacy, assessment, and leadership skills are monitored by faculty via student self-report, journals, video and/or audio recorded counseling sessions, and group supervision. In addition, the course will focus on application of counseling theories and techniques (learned from CNSL 650  and CNSL 655 ) to practice as a counselor in training in either a P -12 school setting or a mental health counseling site under supervision. A minimum of forty hours of direct counseling/consultation services and a minimum 60 hours of indirect services (for a total of 100 hours) with students and/or clients are required at the site. Supervisors agree to provide the opportunities for students to meet these requirements at their site upon accepting students for placement.



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