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 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 counseling and/or group work. The primary focus of Internship is the overall development of the student as a Professional Clinical Counselor. A minimum of 300 of the total 600 required clock hours must be completed during Internship I. A minimum of 2 1/2 hours of group supervision is required bi-weekly throughout the Internship and is performed by a program faculty member with competence in clinical counseling. Students must achieve a minimum of "B-" in order to successfully complete this course. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of COUN 630.