Kristel Headley
Program Director

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Student Learning Objectives

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and objectives

SLO 1: Graduates will embrace a Christian worldview that compels them to respectfully and ethically engage clients both similar to and different from themselves.
1.1 Graduates demonstrate conduct consistent with professional standards and ethics
1.2 Graduates articulate a personal model of applied integration
1.3 Graduates develop culturally responsive strategies to engage clients in diverse settings

SLO 2: Graduates will synthesize a systemic approach, theoretical understanding, and helping skills to address human experience across the lifespan.
2.1 Graduates discover and apply the interrelationships among and between work, relationships, mental well-being, life roles, and other factors
2.2 Graduates discover and apply group dynamics, theories, and techniques
2.3 Graduates demonstrate basic helping skills and techniques
2.4 Graduates develop a systemic framework for understanding theories and developmental and non-normative factors that affect human growth and development

SLO 3: Graduates will demonstrate responsible use of research and assessment tools.
3.1 Graduates conduct appropriate assessment of clients using validated tools and procedures relevant to the context
3.2 Graduates evaluate counseling literature and effectively employ research to inform counseling practice

SLO 4-CMHC: Graduates will competently counsel, informed by knowledge and professional best practices.
4.1-CMHC: Graduates demonstrate a well-formed, systemically-oriented clinical mental health counselor identity
4.2-CMHC: Graduates conceptualize and plan treatment and interventions within a clinical setting
4.3-CMHC: Graduates employ a variety of counseling skills and modalities as they engage clients in counseling

SLO 5-SC: Graduates will competently counsel, informed by knowledge and professional best practices.
4.1- SC: Graduates demonstrate a well-formed school counselor identity
4.2- SC: Graduates conceptualize and plan lessons/interventions within a school counseling context
4.3- SC: Graduates employ a variety of counseling skills and modalities as they engage students in a school counseling setting