Counseling Program Clinical Experiences
a 100-hour clinical experience occurs near the end of the program. Students cannot begin practicum before completing the bulk of other coursework. Forty (40) hours of face-to-face work with clients, 2.5 hours of supervision per week. Practicum sites do not have to be concentration specific, but a site supervisor must be available onsite when the student is accruing hours. The program assists students in finding sites, but the student is responsible for securing a practicum site.
- Center for Community Counseling & Development (CCCD) -The Counseling Program hosts a state-of-the-art no-cost mental health clinic on the CMU campus that offers in-person and telemental health sessions. All students in the Counseling Program are eligible to complete a practicum at the CCCD, but space is limited.
A 600-hour clinical experience; 240 direct face-to-face hours. 2.5 hours of supervision per week. Students cannot begin an internship until the successful completion of the practicum. Internship sites must be concentration specific, and a supervisor must be available when the student is accruing hours. School counselors must be supervised by a licensed school counselor. The program assists students in finding sites, but the student is responsible for securing an internship site.