Preparing students to 
lead social change.

Preparing students to
lead social change.


The Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Leadership is a 36 credit hour program that includes the following:

Core Courses (28 credit hours)

  • Helping Skills in Coaching and Consultation
  • Forensic Mental Health Responses to Maladaptive Behavior
  • Forensic Mental Health Systems and Multicultural Communities
  • Roles, Responsibilities, and Leadership in Forensic Mental Health and Public Safety
  • Research in Program Development and Evaluation
  • Organizational Consulting & Change Management
  • Adlerian Principles in Community and Organizational Leadership
  • Crisis, Critical Incidents, and Trauma Informed Programming and Intervention
  • Addictions & Recovery Oriented Principles and Practices
  • Forensic Mental Health Leadership Capstone Seminar

Field Experience (2 credit hours)

  • Social Justice Practicum I
  • Social Justice Practicum II

Electives (2 of the following)

  • Conflict, Violence, Aggression and Restorative Practices
  • Community Based Programming, Partnerships & Advocacy
  • Counseling in Forensic Populations
  • Forensic Mental Health Evaluation and Practice

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University course catalog at