Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Jan 24, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2021-2022
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COUN 688 - Social Justice Counseling and Advocacy

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This course introduces the students to advanced topics in counseling related to social justice, advocacy, servant leadership, clinical supervision, consultation, the implementation of prevention programs, and the management of mental health services and programs. Students will acquire knowledge in areas such as administration, finance, accountability, managed care systems, human services, integrated behavioral health care systems, and concepts and procedures used for determining outcomes. Students will also learn to apply knowledge of legislation, government, and public mental health policy on local, state, and national levels; and regulatory processes to improve service delivery opportunities that impact the quality and accessibility of mental health services. This course will also introduce students to strategies supporting client advocacy and influencing public policy and government relations on local, state, and national levels to enhance equity, increase funding, and promote programs that affect the practice of clinical mental health services. Prerequisite(s): COUN 544.



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