Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Gallaudet University is a unique opportunity for well-trained counselors to find work in a growing array of mental health jobs that meet the unique needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Graduates with Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Gallaudet University will:
- demonstrate knowledge and skills related to counseling needs of culturally and linguistically diverse deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing, including etiology, diagnosis (including co-occurring disorders), assessment, treatment, and prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders,
- be able to communicate effectively with others, express themselves in writing, and can accurately interpret research and apply it to practice.
- show sensitivity, genuineness, and positive regard for others, practice high levels of self-awareness, and demonstrate a commitment to personal growth and on-going professional development.
- comprehend legal and ethical standards pertaining to mental health counselors and consistently integrate an ethical decision making model into their professional work.
- Culture, Identity & the American Deaf Community
- Emotional & Behavioral Disorders Across the Lifespan
- Family Therapy
- Psychopharmacology for Counselors
- Organization and Administration of Human Service Programs
- Group Psychotherapy
- Crisis and Trauma Counseling
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Three (3) letters of recommendation.
- Interview, in person or by Videophone, with program faculty is required
- American Sign Language proficiency at a level sufficient to successfully complete the Admissions Interview.
- Four (4) personal essays (two in written English and the other two in ASL)
- Nine undergraduate or graduate credits in Psychology; each course must be completed with a grade of "B" or better
- Competence in the English language
- A completed Graduate School Application Form, including payment of the $75 non-refundable application fee.
- Official transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate work, to be sent by the college or university directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
- At least a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average (GPA) in undergraduate and previous graduate work.
International27270 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27270 USD per year during 24 months.
National18180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18180 USD per year during 24 months.
- International students (Developing countries): $27,270 per year
- International students (Non-Developing countries): $36,360 per year
Living costs for Washington, D. C.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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