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Track A – Administration – focuses upon the problem-solving and decision-making responsibilities of modern management. It is aimed at providing broad-based preparation for careers in administration in either the public or private sector.
Track B – Human Services – provides the opportunity for development of the necessary skills to become an effective human service provider. Students will learn the concepts necessary for organizational and client program development, as well as broad based skills for working with clients. Students will develop skills in case management, client employment and development, and strategies for a wide range of problem solving in the human services field.
The Counselor option prepares a counselor for a variety of public and private work settings. Flexibility in program planning permits the graduate student to explore and develop new skills as well as increase knowledge in such areas at interviewing, counseling, family services, career development, evaluation, crisis intervention, and substance abuse.
All Counseling students are required to take the comprehensive examination during the last semester (internship) of their program. The examination may be written, oral, or both. Students must pass the examination in order to complete the degree requirements for the Counselor Option.
This option prepares rehabilitation and counseling professionals for employment in a variety of public and private settings. This training program affords students opportunities to gain the knowledge necessary to become highly-skilled professionals meeting the demands of rehabilitation and clinical mental health counseling. Students completing the program will satisfy the educational and clinical training requirements to be eligible for certification (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor – CRC) and licensure (Licensed Professional Counselor—LPC). An applicant for admission to the program must show evidence of professional potential. This option is fully accredited by Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). The program is in the process of an official name change to Clinical Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program (CRCMHCP), which will be implemented in the fall semester of 2014 pending Regent approval.
The Criminal Justice option provides students the opportunity to develop the advanced skills and knowledge needed to function effectively in the full range of criminal justice professions. The program also provides the opportunity to acquire the resources necessary for program development and management.
Participant in the Certificate in Human Resources (Addictions Counseling) will:
- Acquire knowledge of the psychological, social and physiological aspects of substance addictions.
- Gain knowledge concerning the effects of substance abuse on individuals, relationships and society.
- Learn effective intervention and treatment strategies to help those impacted by and at risk of substance abuse disorders.
- Demonstrate basic skills of documentation, treatment planning and other services in regards to assessing and treating substance abuse disorders.
- Learn skills to provide culturally competent treatment that reduces barriers to participants accessing services.
These objectives support ECU’s mission of fostering learning in a culturally diverse society and promote leadership for economic development by training counselors to excel in substance abuse counseling.