Jun 30, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CNSL 686 - Supervised Internship I: Mental Health Setting


Credit(s): 6
3 semester hours
This course focuses on essentials of the counseling process in a mental health setting. Students will receive clinical experience through immersion in a professional counseling role. The student will actively participate in counseling situations under professional supervision in a mental health or substance abuse setting. Case presentations and discussion will help to refine the student’s abilities and awareness of ethical and professional issues. The student will become familiar with the environmental and sociological aspects of a community setting. In addition to conducting group and individual counseling sessions, students will participate in weekly seminars at the college. On-site experiences will be discussed during the weekly class seminar which focuses on students’ concerns and basic issues of ethics, theory and practice. Students must apply for clinical placements the year prior to registration. Clinical placements must be approved by the director of Clinical Placements. Three hundred field hours are required and there will be academic site visits from the professor. This course is designed to meet the state internship requirements for a licensed mental health counselor. Offered in fall only



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