Counseling and Mental Health Services
This pathway introduces students to careers in counseling and mental health services through pathway courses in human growth and child development, sociology, AP psychology and sociology of service learning. Examples of possible careers include art or music therapist, child and family social worker, clinical psychologist, mental health counselor and substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselor.
Work Based Learning Experiences in Counseling and Mental Health Services
Student interns have completed a variety of tasks in the Counseling and Mental Health Services field, including, but not limited to:
- Observe evaluation of a client through the use of clinical assessments
- Assist with the development of program initiatives to meet the needs of clientele
- Research and discuss the similarities and differences between the various occupations within the mental health field