Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2013-2014
CHD 665 Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practice 3 sem. hrs.
Orientation to the professional specialty of clinical mental health counseling, including professional roles, identity and functions, the history and philosophy of the profession, scope of practice, ethical and professional practice issues (such as managed care), credentialing, and clinical supervision, models and processes. Exploration of the models and programs used in the prevention and treatment of mental health across diverse populations, and the design of mental health service delivery systems across levels of care. Investigation of the organization (including emergency management systems), financing, public policy and regulatory processes of mental health service delivery systems. Consideration of advocacy for mental health service needs across diverse populations and for the advancement of the profession Prerequisites: BSC 560, CHD 602, 603, 610, 612, 626, 635, 740; recommended, 635.
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