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Institution Location NY
Program Name State University of New York College at Plattsburgh - Mental Health Counseling - M.S.
Program URL http://web.plattsburgh.edu/academics/counselored/
Program Description The Mental Health Counseling program (MHC) is a 60 credit-hour master's degree program, approved by the New York State Education Department as a "license eligible" academic program, satisfying the state's educational requirements leading toward professional licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. The Mental Health Counseling clinical training program emphasizes the knowledge, skills, ethical, and professional orientation to community mental health field, and assessment, how to use the DSM-IV-TR, write psychosocial histories and treatment plans, and how to evaluate the effectiveness of community mental health programs and services. Professional counselor ethics and multicultural competencies are emphasized. Advocacy, case management, and social and public policy skills acquisition are addressed.
Program Degree M.S.
Program Contact Dr. Julia Davis
101 Broad Street, Ward Hall
Plattsburgh NY
Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning 07-18-2006
Accreditation Start Date 01-18-2008
Accreditation Expiration 06-30-2013
Accreditation Status Previously Accredited
Program History

The Mental Health Counseling program was initially accredited in January 2008 and has maintained its accreditation.  It became a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in July 2012.