At the University of Bridgeport, graduates of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration are eligible for licensure as professional counselors (L.P.C.) in Connecticut. 60 credits are required for the master’s degree and licensure in Connecticut and most other states. This program may be accomplished on a full-time or part-time basis.
The objectives of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration foster the individual growth and professional development of students, preparing them for careers as licensed professional counselors who provide psychotherapy services.
Graduates will have a basic knowledge foundation in the areas of legal, ethical, professional issues in counseling, social and cultural foundations, human growth and development, career development, helping relationships, group work, appraisal, evidence based therapy, research methods and program evaluation.
- Evidence understanding of the role of a counselor; including ethical practice, counselor behaviors and professional associations
- Demonstrate knowledge, awareness and skills requisite for counseling persons from different cultural contexts and of different levels of ability
- Apply counseling theories, techniques and intervention to practice; in individual and group settings
- Demonstrate knowledge of the ethical use of appraisal instruments
- Demonstrate an ability to diagnose mental health status
- Demonstrate an ability to review counseling research and integrate its contribution to specific areas of knowledge
- Demonstrate knowledge of, and skills in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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- Theories of Counseling
- Strategies & Techniques of Counseling
- Appraisal Processes for Counselors
- Addiction & Treatment
- Research Methods
- Human Growth & Development
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesHealth Sciences Counselling Clinical Psychology View 141 other Masters in Clinical Psychology in United States
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
- Nine credits in undergraduate psychology coursework with a grade of B or higher
- Application and application fee (non-refundable)
- Official transcripts from all schools attended
- International transcripts must include an official course-by-course evaluation of all academic work from an accredited academic evaluating service
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
International760 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National760 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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