The master's program in counseling with a specialization in school counseling prepares students to become counselors in public or private school settings in New York State. Students who complete the school counseling program are prepared for provisional certification in New York State. The master’s program in mental health counseling prepares students to begin working in a clinical setting in the public or private sector under the supervision of a New York State licensed mental health professional and enables them to become eligible to take a state licensing exam.
Multicultural Perspectives in Counseling
A multidisciplinary survey of issues that are of particular concern to counselors working with culturally diverse populations including the disabled. Topic covered include culturally sensitive counseling, psychology of prejudice, social implications of discrimination, culturally different learning styles, multicultural factors in development, working with underserved clients and students and values clarification.