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Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling | Dr. Charlotte Hamilton, Department Chair

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling | Dr. Charlotte Hamilton, Department Chair

Dr. Charlotte Hamilton shares the benefit, and the beauty, of a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree.

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My name is Dr. Charlotte Redding Hamilton and I am the Department Chairperson for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at South University.

The first part of our curriculum it's theory based. They're learning about psychopathology, diagnostics of psychopathology, theoretical approaches and foundational approaches. Then we allow our students to take part in a clinical experience, which they're in the field and they're working alongside a site supervisor and then they actually get a case load where they're working with clients themselves.

Once a student graduates with their Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling they can get an entry level position in addictions, residential treatment facilities, community mental health agencies. They can actually work in schools as a mental health counselor. So the field is open. To know that you can help transform someone's life from a hurting situation, suffering situation to becoming more fulfilled and more at peace is absolutely fantastic and it's fascinating.

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Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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Coursework for this degree includes a comprehensive curriculum of theories, principles, and dynamic applications in the field, training in effective assessment and treatment practices, an understanding of the significance of research in the field, and competence in ethical, legal, and professional standards. Our goal is to enable you to achieve the eligibility criteria to become licensed in their state and certified as a National Certified Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors.

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South University does not guarantee third-party certification/licensure. Outside agencies control the requirements for taking and passing certification/licensing exams and are subject to change without notice to South University.

The Master of Arts (MA), Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at South University, Richmond is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone (703) 535-5990.)

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