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The LaGrange Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60 credit-hour program that may be finished within two calendar years. 

The program is designed to prepare students to be licensed professional counselors in the state of Georgia, as well as surrounding states. Graduates may apply for licensure and practice in a variety of settings, including private practice and community agencies, such as mental health centers, hospitals, outpatient and residential drug treatment centers and agencies serving children adolescents and families.

Fall I

COUN 5000 Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Advocacy, Program Development, and Service Delivery (3)

• COUN 5001 Theories of Counseling (3)

• COUN 5002 Strategies and Techniques in Counseling (3)

Interim Term I*

• COUN 5050 Advocacy in Counseling (1)

Spring I

• COUN 5003 Group Dynamics (3)

• COUN 5004 Professional Practice and Ethics (3)

• COUN 5999 Practicum (100 hours of clinical experience) (3)

Summer I (First Session)

• COUN 5010 Multicultural Counseling (3)

• COUN 5013 Individual Analysis (3)

Summer I (Second Session)

• COUN 5012 Career Counseling (3)

• COUN 5011 Life Span Development (3)

Fall II

• COUN 6000 Advanced Counseling Techniques (3)

• COUN 6001Counseling Assessment, Diagnosis, and Intervention (3)

• COUN 6998 Internship I (300 hours of clinical experience) (3)

Interim Term II*

• COUN 6050 Special Topics in Counseling (e.g., Agency Shadowing Experience, Cultural

Immersion, et al.)(2)

Spring II

• Internship II (300 hours of clinical experience) (3)

• Research and Program Evaluation (3)

• Principles of Management, Consultation, and Supervision (3)

Summer II (First Session)

• Family Counseling (3)

• Addictions Counseling (3)

Summer II (Second Session)

• Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling (3)

* The two Interim Terms provide a total of 3 semester hours.