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Community Mental Health Program

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology in Community Mental Health (MA) Program

Curriculum

Year 1 —Fall Semester (9 credits)
COU CM500 – Helping Relationships in Community Mental Health (3 credits)*
COU CX510 – Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)*
COU PS635 – Professional Issues and Ethics (Blended) (3 credits)

Year 1 —Spring Semester (9 credits)
COU CC523 – Psychology of Diversity and Difference (Blended) (3 credits)
COU GR501 – Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)*
COU PY522 – Adult Psychopathology (Blended) (3 credits)

Year 2 —Summer Semester (6 credits)
COU CD501 – Career Counseling (Blended) (3 credits)
COU LS659 – Lifespan Development (Blended) (3 credits)

Year 2 —Fall Semester (8 credits)
COU CO500 – Consultation, Collaboration & Community Partnerships (Blended) (3 credits)
COU CS502 – Practicum I Seminar in Community Mental Health I (2 credits)*
COU FP513 – Practicum I in Community Mental Health I (Field Placement 16 hours/wk) (0 credits)*
COU PY522 – Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (Blended) (3 credits)

Year 2 —Spring Semester (8 credits)
COU CS503 –  Practicum II Seminar in Community Mental Health II (2 credits)*
COU FP514 – Practicum II in Community Mental Health II (Field Placement 16 hours/wk) (0 credits)*
COU PA530 – Psychological Appraisal and Assessment (Blended) (3 credits)
COU SB515 – Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment (Blended) (3 credits)

Year 3 —Summer Semester (6 credits)
Elective (3 credits)^

Electives may include:
Practical Approaches in Expressive Arts Therapy^
Families, Illness and Health^
Human Sexuality and Intimacy^
Substance Abuse – Advanced Treatment Topics^
Introduction to Family Therapy^
Trauma: Theory and Treatment^

Year 3 —Fall Semester (9 credits)
Advanced Community Mental Health Topics (Blended) (3 credits)
COU CS610 – Internship Seminar I (2 credits)*
Internship I in Community Mental Health (Field Placement 24 hours/week) (0 credits)*
COU PR622 – Capstone Project Community Mental Health Seminar I (1 credit)*
COU RS510 – Research and Evaluation in Psychology(Blended) (3 credits)

Year 3 —Spring Semester (5 credits)
COU CS611 – Internship Seminar II (2 credits)*
Internship II in Community Mental Health (Field Placement 24 hours/week) (0 credits)*
COU PR623 – Capstone Project in Community Mental Health Seminar II (3 credits)*

*Classroom format, taught onsite at job place TBD
^Elective
Blended denotes a required ‘weekend in residence’ (one Saturday and Sunday 8:30 am-5:30 pm) at the MSPP campus.

Total: 60 credits

Click here to view the requirements for the concentration in Latino Mental Health, including the following courses:

COU CC549 – Introduction to Latino Culture
COU CC550 – The Experience Of Latinos In The United States
COU CC551 – Clinical Work With Latinos In The United States
COU XX500 – Special Topics - LMH

Updated 5/28/14

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