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School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master’s and Education Specialist (EdS) in School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Description

The School Counseling track of AUM’s Counselor Education program helps students develop skills and theories that are applicable in career settings such as:

  • Private practice counseling
  • School counseling
  • Higher education
  • Play therapy
  • Adult development and aging/gerontology
  • Assessment
  • Non-traditional settings

Counselor Education courses use a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments. These courses are designed to help counselors provide specially designed interventions for their clients and to work with diverse populations. AUM currently offers specialty counseling tracks in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling. An internship is required.

Program & Plans of Study

Counseling courses use a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments.  All Counselor Education programs prepare counselors to provide specially designed interventions for their clients and to work with diverse populations. An internship is required at the Master’s level. AUM currently offers specialty counseling tracks in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling.

Program Survey & Comprehensive Assessment Plan

Counselor Education Survey

In order to evaluate and improve the counseling program of study, current and former students are surveyed during the spring semester each year. Students are asked to complete the Counselor Education Survey, and evaluate their training, professional development and involvement opportunities, and faculty-student mentoring. Current and former students are also asked for suggestions about improving the program. Finally, they list their employment, professional certifications and licensure, current professional membership and service and honors.  Informal student input is also solicited from students periodically as needed.

The Comprehensive Assessment Plan for the Counselor Education Program

The Counseling Program at AUM engages in an array of data gathering activities to improve its program.  Comprehensive Program Plan for the AUM Counselor Education Program at Auburn University at Montgomery addresses both the continuous systematic program evaluation processes as well as the assessment of student learning outcomes processes. The assessment plan is detailed at both the curricular experiences and overall program level in relation to assessing direct evidence of student learning.

 

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Taylor Center 101

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7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

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334-244-3000

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334-244-3795

E-mail

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