Sep 18, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 570 - Counseling in Community Agencies

3 hours
This course examines the history, philosophy, and current trends of counseling in community agencies. Roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors and professional issues, such as credentialing, core provider status, expert witness status, and practice privileges within managed care systems are studied. This course emphasizes the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Prevention, intervention, consultation, education, and advocacy in community agencies are also studied.
Prerequisite(s): COUN 520  and COUN 537 .