Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Jan 24, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022
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COUN 622 - Assessment in Counseling

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The course focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and skills involved in the diagnostic assessment of mental and emotional disorders and conditions. Students will learn various protocols involved in conducting assessment/diagnostic interviews of individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents. The mental status examination and protocols for conducting risk assessment interviews for suicidal, homicidal, and violent clients will be reviewed. Students also gain experience in administering some basic assessment instruments and structuring and composing a comprehensive assessment report that integrates clinical observations and the results from assessment instruments. Prerequisite(s): None.



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