Mental Health Counseling Alumni Return to Marist
Employment Outcomes and Academic Preparation Discussed with Students
Several alumni from the MA in Mental Health Counseling graduate program recently returned to campus to speak with students in Dr. James Regan's course, "Counseling the Seriously Mentally Ill". In addition to speaking about the demands of working in the field, alumni and students engaged in a lively Q & A session that covered all aspects of graduate school life, career opportunities, academic preparation and professional best-practices on the job. The key take-away: Marist alumni from the Mental Health Counseling program believed they were better prepared academically, clinically, and professionally for their first position post-graduation compared to other junior counselors they worked with who had attended other schools. Current job titles of those alumni who participated in the talk include:
Crisis Counselor and Prevention Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
To learn more about the MA in Mental Health Counseling program, their student learning outcomes, faculty, curriculum, and admission requirements, visit the program's website by clicking the link above. Please contact Marist's graduate admission office if you have questions or would like additional information.
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