City University of New York (CUNY) John Jay College

John Jay College Of Criminal Justice, City University Of New York

Forensic Mental Health Counseling

Address:

524 West 59th. Street

New York City, NY 10019

United States

Phone:

1-212-237-8423

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Forensic Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This Program, developed within the Psychology Department, has been approved by New York State as a “license eligible” academic program. It satisfies the state’s educational requirements leading toward professional licensure as a Mental Health Counselor, with a specialization in forensics. It develops skills in interviewing, counseling, and assessment, based upon established principles and research regarding human development, personality, psychopathology, and counseling. Students will be uniquely prepared to work towards licensure as counselors in prisons, juvenile detention centers, probation and parole agencies, and social service agencies that counsel and assess adolescents and adults at risk for criminal behavior. The program offers research opportunities for those students interested in pursuing doctoral education; as well as related courses leading to a certificate as a Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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