School Counseling (M.S.E.)
Welcome to HSU’s Counselor Education Department. Perhaps you have arrived here because you are considering a carrer as a School Counselor. We
believe that you will find that working as a counselor, whether it be
in the community, the schools, the prisons, nursing homes or in other
public and private facilities to be a very rewarding experience.
The educational curriculum at Henderson is a CACREP-accredited
master’s program in School Counseling that provides the student
with both traditional brick and mortar classes as well as partial online
offerings that are tailored to prepare an individual to work within the school.
Your studies with us will help you to
develop the theoretical knowledge base and the practical skills
necessary to enable you to assess and treat mental and emotional
disorders such as depression, anxiety, addiction and substance abuse, suicidal impulses, stress, trauma, low self-esteem, and grief. As
a counselor you may also assist others with job and career concerns,
educational decisions, and relationship problems. Additionally, you may
be involved in community outreach, advocacy, and mediation activities. School counselors often work closely with school administrators and with other mental health specialists, such as psychiatrists,
psychologists, clinical social workers, and psychiatric nurses in the provision of psychological services.
behalf of the the faculty we welcome you. The purpose of this site is
to familiarize you with our Degree in Clinical Mental Health and help
you plan your course of study should you decide to pursue your
educational goals with us.
Michael S. Kelly Ed.D., LPC
Interim Department Chair
School Counseling Course Listing
Student and Clinical Handbook
Clinical Mental Health
Professional Counseling Organizations
Ethical Codes and Standards of Practice