Program Outcomes

Students graduating from Emory & Henry College with a M.S. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling will be prepared to apply to become a resident in counseling. Residency in Counseling is necessary to gain the post-masters clinical experience required for independent licensure as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). Becoming an LPC will provide graduates with a full range of career opportunities.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will gain the knowledge and skills associated with professional orientation and ethics in counseling.
  2. Students will gain the knowledge and skills associated with culturally competent counseling practice.
  3. Students will gain knowledge of human development across the lifespan and its application within the counseling process.
  4. Students will gain the knowledge of career development and its applications in the counseling process.
  5. Students will gain the knowledge and skills associated with the establishment of therapeutic relationships and the facilitation of client growth.
  6. Students will gain knowledge of major counseling theories, evidence-based practices, and skills in applying this knowledge to the counseling process.
  7. Students will gain knowledge and skills associated with group facilitation and the group counseling process.
  8. Students will gain knowledge associated with appraisal and testing.
  9. Students will gain knowledge associated with research and program evaluation to inform counseling practice.
  10. Students will gain the knowledge associated with working in multidisciplinary mental health systems.
  11. Students will gain the knowledge and skills associated with mental health diagnosis.
  12. Students will gain an understanding of traumatic experiences and their impact on human development.