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3.3: KLOA of CMHC Field Experience

Assessment System: Data Point 3.3:
Key Learning Objectives Assessment of CMHC Internship Field Experience

Carson-Newman GSC students averaged above 4 on a 5-point Likert Scale in six areas of Clinical Mental Health Counseling competencies during Internship.

Clinical Mental Health Counselor Competencies Average
CMHC-A.3. Understands the roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors in various practice settings and the importance of relationships between counselors and other professionals, including interdisciplinary treatment teams.  4.5 
CMHC-B.1. Demonstrates the ability to apply and adhere to ethical and legal standards inclinical mental health counseling.  4.5
CMHC-B.2. Applies knowledge of public mental health policy, financing, and regulatory processes to improve service delivery opportunities in mental health counseling.  4.5
CMHC-D.2. Applies multicultural competencies to clinical mental health counseling involving case conceptualization, diagnosis, treatment, referral, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.  4.5
CMHC-D.7. Applies current record-keeping standards related to clinical mental health counseling.  4.6
CMHC-D.9. Demonstrates the ability to recognize his or her own limitations as a clinical mental health counselor and to seek supervision or refer clients when appropriate.  4.7

Students are rated on their mastery of each Clinical Mental Health Counselor competency using a Likert scale of 0 to 5. The numerical values are defined as follows:
5. Knowledge learned and/or skill mastered and integrated into the comprehensive praxis of counseling.
4. Knowledge or skill learned and understood at an intellectual level, lacking in consistent demonstration.
3. Knowledge or skill learned however no evidence of demonstration or integration
2. Knowledge or skill only marginally gained.
1. Only minimal evidence of knowledge gained.
0. Knowledge or skill not learned or demonstrated.

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