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CNS5001 Clinical Counseling Orientation

This course must be taken each semester a student is enrolled in the M.A. in Counseling program and the Post-Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy. The initial orientation is scheduled during the first days of fall and spring semesters. Subsequent orientation course content is provided online. Students are required to visit the online course website at least once a week, and must also record their CIU chapel attendance on the course webpage. Various brief meetings may be scheduled during the student's course of study. This course introduces new students to the knowledge, skills, and characteristics related to being successful in the program. Students gain an understanding of the conceptual framework that guides the program and review important elements of the M.A. in Counseling program handbook, including South Carolina state professional licensure requirements. Prerequisites: Admission to the MA in Counseling program (Pass/Fail).