Jul 14, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CNS 5360. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning (3 credits)


The focus of this course is on the development of counseling skills necessary for making mental health and developmental diagnoses with diverse clients. The understanding of principles and development of skills necessary for biopsychosocial case conceptualization, treatment planning, and prevention programming are emphasized. A study of the history, theories, symptoms and etiology of mental and emotional disorders, including sociocultural factors related to mental health, is provided. Students will demonstrate proficiency in using diagnostic tools and providing clinical documentation. Students are expected to critically evaluate research and practices relevant to the practice of clinical mental health counseling. PREREQ: Completion of all core counseling courses or permission of the instructor.



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