The Master program in Clinical Counseling focus in the use of scientific and applied behavioral science theories, methods, and techniques for the purpose of describing, preventing, and treating undesired behavior and enhancing mental health and human development. Students can work in a Christian based organization or, upon completion of State licensure requirements, in any mental health organization.

THIS PROGRAM IS OFFERED IN:
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Spanish

OBJECTIVES
Students will be able to:
  1. Evaluate, assess, diagnose, and treat emotional and mental dysfunctions or disorders, behavioral disorders, interpersonal relationships, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, and substance abuse, using methods of a psychological nature.
  2. Apply psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, and sex therapy.
  3. Offer counseling, behavior modification, consultation, client-centered advocacy, crisis intervention, and the provision of needed information and education to clients.,
  4. Use methods of a psychological nature to evaluate, assess, diagnose, treat, and prevent emotional and mental disorders and dysfunctions (whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral), behavioral disorders, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, or substance abuse.
  5. Practice mental health counseling including clinical research into more effective psychotherapeutic modalities for the treatment and prevention of such conditions.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Enrollment Agreement filled and signed.
  • Bachelor degree in Counseling or in related areas of study.
  • Diplomas of previous studies.
  • Official Transcripts of previous studies.
  • Copy of official identification.
  • Debit Authorization (if desired).
  • A passport type photo.
  • Pastoral Ordination if it were the case. 

Total Credits: 90 (1350 hours)

CLINICAL COUNSELING
Total credits: 90
CC5301   Substance Abuse 3
CC5408   Human Growth and Development 3
CC5509   Group Theories and Practice 3
CC5522   Temperaments 3
CC5524   Federal and State Law in Counseling/Social Work - Part I 3
CC5530   Study of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (Part one) 3
CC5531   Study of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (Part two) 3
CC5538   Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology 3
CC5545   Individual Evaluation and Assessment 3
CC5610   Counseling Theories and Practice 3
CC5620   Counseling in Community Settings 3
CC6106   Human Sexuality 3
CC6594   Career and Lifestyle Assessment 3
CC6618   Ethical, Legal and professional Standards Issues 3
CC6619   Social and Cultural Foundations 3
CC6620   Research and Program Evaluation 3
CH6034    Assessment for Performance 3
PS6433   Psychological Testing 3
IN6001   Practicum I: Clinical Documentation 3
IN6002   Practicum II: Internship/Fieldwork 6
IN5601   Scientific Investigation: Theory 3
IN5602   Scientific Investigation: Project 3
IN6603   Thesis: Research 6
IN6604   Thesis: Writing 3
IN6605   Thesis: Defense 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3



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