This internship course is designed for students who are currently seeing clients and have not completed their required supervised internship hours and/or are currently not enrolled in any regular internship course. This course consists of two components: (1) A supervised practice of counseling under the direct clinical supervision of a site supervisor in an approved counseling internship setting, and (2) weekly seminars that include faculty instruction and small group case discussion. The clinical practice emphasis is on assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various disorders and how they affect individuals, couples, and families. This course will utilize formal case presentations, student and instructor feedback, and didactic instruction. Case consultations will focus on enhancing students' competencies in assessment and diagnostic interviewing, case conceptualization, cultural contextualization, goal setting, treatment planning, counseling skills, and case management. This course may be repeated as needed and is offered based on student need. Internship site supervision and the classroom component are required until internship hour requirements are met and the internship contract is fulfilled. .Prerequisites: Only open to post-candidacy students in the MACNS program. (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory). Small group section enrollment is limited to 12 students.
Course Credit Hour Determination:
0-50 internship hours required, register for Section 01, 1 credit hour; (combination direct contact and/or administrative hours)
51-150 internship hours required, register for Section 02, 2 credit hours; (combination direct contact and/or administrative hours)
151+ internship hours required, register for Section 03, 3 credit hours; (combination direct contact and/or administrative hours)