Clinical Assessment (COUN 730)

COUN 730

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of basic assessment information for clinical populations. Enhancing clinical interviewing skills will be emphasized. This will include learning how to conduct an intake interview, a mental status exam, and an assessment of client lethality. Students will also learn how to assess client prognosis, create a written formulation of initial treatment plans, and how to conduct a case presentation. Demonstrated mastery of the material presented in this course is fundamental to all further therapeutic work with clinical populations.

Code Units Letter Grades Pass/Fail Option Frequency Prerequisites
COUN 730 2 Yes Yes Annually