PC 6106 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling
This course explores an orientation to the profession of counseling. The course is designed to initiate the exploration of the student’s development of a professional identify of a counselor. Emphases in this course include the following: foundations, contextual dimensions, and knowledge and skill requirements for mental health counselors. Areas addressed include the history of the counseling profession, the counselor-client relationship, the various work settings of mental health services, credentialing and licensure, and current trends and issues.