Counseling Programs in South Carolina | Webster University

Counseling Programs in South Carolina

Masters in Counseling Programs available in South Carolina

Our professional graduate degree program is divided into areas of emphasis that may not be available at all campus locations. Below is the program of study available at our South Carolina campus locations.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The MA in Counseling with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered at our campus locations in Charleston, Columbia and Myrtle Beach South Carolina is the primary emphasis pursued by our students and is designed for persons wanting to practice all types of counseling. In addition to the basic learning outcomes of the MA in Counseling, the core learning outcomes of this emphasis include:

  • Apply ethical and legal standards as well as knowledge of public mental health policy, financing and regulatory processes to mental health counseling.
  • Implement mental health counseling principles and practices associated with education, prevention, consultation and intervention.
  • Describe how living in a multicultural society impacts clients and apply effective advocacy strategies to enhance mental health services.
  • Employ various assessment techniques associated with professional mental health counseling to appropriately intervene in meeting the needs of diverse clients.
  • Apply evidence-based research literature associated with professional mental health counseling to meet the needs of clients living in a diverse society.
  • Implement diagnostic tools appropriate for mental health counseling professionals to diagnose disorders in diverse clients.

Couples, Marriage, Family & Child Counseling

This program provides instruction in core counseling with additional coursework in working with couples, families, and children. This emphasis is for persons wishing to work primarily with families. It is a specialty form of counseling and typically requires a longer path toward licensure. In addition to the basic learning outcomes of the MA in Counseling, the core learning outcomes of this emphasis include:

  • Apply ethical and legal standards in marriage, couple and family counseling.
  • Identify and apply preventive, developmental and wellness approaches in working with individuals, couples and families from multicultural and diverse backgrounds.
  • Describe how living in a multicultural society impacts clients and apply effective advocacy strategies as related to the work of couples, marriage, family and child counselor.
  • Employ various assessment techniques associated with couples, marriage, family and child counseling to appropriately intervene in meeting the needs of diverse clients.
  • Apply evidence-based research literature associated with couples, marriage, family and child counseling to meet the needs of clients living in a diverse society.

South Carolina MA in Counseling Locations

Outcome Survey Data

Outcomes for graduates of the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the combined South Carolina campuses of Charleston, Columbia, and Myrtle Beach

Outcomes for graduates of the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the combined South Carolina campuses of Charleston, Columbia, and Myrtle Beach

Compliance Information

Assessment Report - South Carolina - Fall 2016
Assessment Report - South Carolina - Fall 2017

Additional Information

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