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Students learn theories and techniques for counseling individuals, families and groups, and administration and interpretation of psychometic assessment. This major has all the courses required to qulify for admission to the Ohio Professional Counselor licensure exam.
Contact Information
Richard Wantz, Ed.D.
M097 Creative Arts Center
937-775-3481
richard.wantz@wright.edu

Donna Tromski-Klingshirn, Ph.D.
M068 Creative Arts Center
937-775-3288/2075
donna.tromski@wright.edu

CNL 865: Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicum Requirements
Average of 7 clock hours per week for fall and spring semesters and 9 clock hours per week for summer semester are required for a minimum of 100 total clock hours on site. Of these 100 hours, 40 clock hours are required of direct contact with clients (individual, couple, marriage and family and or group counseling, appraisal and consultation). At least 25% of the direct contact time should be individual counseling and at least 25% group counseling, e.g., it could be 45% individual, 45% group and 10% assessment, or any combination. A minimum of 1 clock hour per week of direct face-to-face supervision with the PCC-S Site Supervisor is required.


CNL 8670: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The student is required to complete a total of 6 credit hours of CNL 8670 for a minimum of 600 clock hours at his/her internship site with a minimum of 240 direct client contact clock hours (individual, couple, marriage and family and or group counseling, appraisal and consultation). Internship may be accomplished in one of the following sequences:

1. 2 credit hours per semester (for 3 semesters)

a. A minimum of 14 clock hours per week on site for fall and spring semester, and 17 clock hours per week on site for summer semester (minimum 200 clock hours per semester).
b. A minimum of 80 direct client contact clock hours. Additional requirements are detailed in the Clinical Mental Health Internship manual.
c. A minimum of 1 clock hour per week of direct face-to-face supervision with the PCC-S Site Supervisor.
d. A minimum of 1.5 clock hours per week of group supervision with the University Faculty Supervisor.

2. 3 credit hours per semester (for 2 semesters)

a. A minimum of 20 clock hours per week on site for fall and spring semesters, and 25 clock hours per week for summer semester at the site (300 clock hours minimum per semester).
b. A minimum of 120 direct client contact clock hours. Additional requirements are detailed in the Clinical Mental Health Internship manual.
c. A minimum of 1 clock hour per week of direct face-to-face supervision with the PCC-S Site Supervisor.
d. A minimum of 1.5 clock hours per week of group supervision with the University Faculty Supervisor.

3. 4 credit hour semester (for a combination of 2 credit hours one semester and 4 credit hours another semester)

a. A minimum of 27 clock hours per week at the site for fall and spring semester and 34 clock hours per week at the site for summer semester (400 clock hours minimum per semester).
b. A minimum of 160 direct client contact clock hours. Additional requirements are detailed in the Clinical Mental Health Internship manual.
c. A minimum of 1 clock hour per week of direct face-to-face supervision with the PCC-S Site Supervisor per week.
d. A minimum of 1.5 clock hours per week of group supervision with the University Faculty Supervisor.

 

 

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CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Master of Science (M.S.) (With or without thesis)

Students learn theories and techniques for counseling individuals, families and groups, and administration and interpretation of psychometric assessment.  This major has all the courses required to qualify for admission to the Ohio Professional Counselor licensure exam.

The College of Education and Human Services Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by CACREP through October 31, 2014.

Course #
Course Title
Credit Hours
CNL 6010

Counseling Theory and Practice

3

CNL 6020 Techniques of Counseling

3

CNL 6030 Statistics, Research and Program Evaluation for Counseling 3
CNL 7230 Assessment and Evaluation in Counseling 3
CNL 6200 Clinical Pathology in Counseling 3
CNL 6210 Crisis Counseling 3
CNL 6220 or CNL 7220 Group Background and Theory or Group Process in Counseling 3
CNL 7240 Career Counseling and Development 3
CNL 7250 Clinical Mental Health Practices and Services 3
CNL 7260 Marriage and Family Counseling 3
CNL 7270 Counseling for Life-Span Development 3
CNL 7280 Professional Orientation, Ethical Standards, and Legal Issues in Counseling 3
CNL 7290 Multicultural Counseling 3
CNL 8650

Individual and Group Practicum

3
CNL 8670

Internship

6
CNL 9500 Advanced Personality Theory & Psychopathology 3
CNL 9510 Clinical Assessment in Counseling Practice 3
CNL 9520 Diagnosis and Clinical Counseling Practice

3

CNL 9530 Case Formulation, Clinical Intervention and Supervision 3

 

Total Hours: 60


Notes: Students will be evaluated for endorsement by Department faculty for demonstrating, ethical, academic, and clinical competence in the professional orientation.

Program information last modified Thursday, 03rd October, 2013 @ 09:08am

 

 


CMHC Narrative Report

Last year, there were 35 graduates of Wright State University's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Our graduates consistently achieve high pass rates on licensing examinations. The pass rate for graduates taking the NCE examination in 2012 was 97%. Of the admitted students, 67% graduate from the program in the expected time period and 85% of those program graduates responding to surveys were employed in the field within six months of graduation.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
YearNumber of GraduatesCompletion RateNCE Exam Pass RatePlacement
20133567%*97%85%**
*Represents the percentage of students that graduated within the 3 year expected time frame. Many students exceed this time frame due to balancing full-time jobs and family responsibilities.
**Represents the percentage of students who were employed in the field within six months of graduation.