Mental Health Services, Minor
The Mental Health Services minor provides an opportunity for the multidisciplinary study of mental health across the lifespan. The minor helps to prepare students from any major to work in mental health-related fields, by providing both academic knowledge and practical skills relevant to helping professions, including human services, counseling, health care, and academic settings. Students may tailor the minor to their specific interests and educational goals.
What Can I Do with this Minor?
The minor in Mental Heal Services prepares students for careers in the following areas:
- Case management and services coordination
- Child and family support services
- Crisis intervention
- Health education
- Individual and group counseling
- Social work
- Degree Awarded
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
- Required Credit Hours
The minor in Mental Health Services prepares students for entry-level positions in mental health settings. It is designed for students planning to work in mental health, healthcare, social service, education, and related settings where they would address mental health issues.
Psychology, B.A. UG
The Psychology major examines the scientific study of the brain and behavior. Students have the opportunity to take coursework in many subfields of psychology including biological, clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology.
Counseling Psychology, M.S. G
The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology program prepares students to become professional community mental health counselors in a variety of settings including human service agencies, schools, the correctional system and hospitals.
Counseling Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.S. G
The Clinical Mental Health concentration in the M.S. in Counseling Psychology program supports the idea that counseling is a way of living that is committed to social justice, empathy, and life-long learning as well as evidenced-based treatment.