COUN 685 - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship I
(3)The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship I consists of counseling under the direct supervision of an appropriately licensed professional clinical counselor with supervision designation in a work setting where counseling services, including the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, are rendered to actual clients. Entering Internship I is contingent upon successful completion of the Practicum and provides the student with the opportunities for experiencing a maximum variety of treatment options with clinical clientele. The Internship consists of a variety of professional activities including but not limited to face-to-face direct individual and group counseling. The primary focus of Internship is the overall development of the student as a Licensed Professional Counselor. A minimum of 300 of the total 600 required clock hours must be completed during Internship I. An average of 1.5 hours per week of group supervision is completed throughout the Internship and is performed by a program faculty member with competence in clinical mental health counseling. Students must achieve a minimum of "B-" in order to successfully complete this course. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of COUN 630.