Curriculum

We received the 2014 Leo G. Bent Outstanding Professional Counseling Award.

We received the 2014 Leo G. Bent Outstanding Professional Counseling Award.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 61 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing can be found in the Adler University Catalog.

Core Courses

  • CMHC-510: Professional Development Seminar (0 credits)
  • COUN-518: Adlerian Theory and Counseling (3 credits)
  • CMHC-531: Foundations of Clinical Mental Health (3 credits)                              
  • COUN-532:  Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues (3 credits)                                      
  • COUN-533: Counseling Theories (3 credits)
  • COUN-534: Counseling Skills (3 credits)
  • COUN-535: Diagnosis of Maladaptive Behavior (3 credits)
  • COUN-536: Counseling Multicultural Communities (3 credits)
  • COUN-540: Group Counseling (3 credits)
  • COUN-617: Treatment Planning and Intervention (3 credits)
  • COUN-618: Couples and Family Counseling (3 credits)
  • COUN-622: Human Growth and Development (3 credits)                                                 
  • COUN-625: Research and Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • COUN-626: Appraisal and Assessment (3 credits)
  • COUN-629: Career Development Theories and Interventions (3 credits)
  • COUN-630: Addictions Counseling (3 credits)
  • CMHC-635: Advanced Clinical Mental Health Counseling (3 credits)
  • CMHC-599: Special Topics in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (3 credits)

Field Training and Seminars

  • PCO-211: Community Service Seminar I (1 credit)
  • PCO-212: Community Service Seminar II (1 credit)
  • PCO-213: Community Service Practicum I (1 credit)
  • PCO-214: Community Service Practicum II (1 credit)
  • CMHC-693: CMHC Practicum & Seminar (1 credit)
  • CMHC-694: CMHC Internship & Seminar I (1 credit)
  • CMHC-698: CMHC Internship & Seminar II  (1 credit)
  • CMHC-995: CMHC Comprehensive Examination (0 credits)