Online Mental Health Counseling for Non-Clinicians
In this course, counselors will gain knowledge about how to support students in mental distress while counseling in the online environment including how to provide effective resources and referrals. Participants will also learn to use the various e-learning and communication tools.
Course Requirements: Must be a California Community College Counselors with a Master's Degree in Counseling or Licensed California Community College Mental Health Clinician employed by a California Community College with a current CCC email address.
Fulfills: This is a course focused on general counselors to address the basic areas of consideration associated with the referral to mental health counseling when providing services in an online environment. It is not intended as formal training, permission to practice as a mental health counselor or for certification or licensure in the mental health field
Duration: 2 weeks
Time Commitment: approximately 10 hours per week, for a total of 20 hours
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
By the end of this course, counselors will be able to:
- Summarize the importance of student mental health
- Identify multiple forms of distance mental health services
- Identify students in need of mental health services
- Demonstrate effective mental health referrals
- Identify local and statewide mental health resources
Optional Continuing Education Credit
Participants in this course can seek optional professional development/continuing education credits by dual-enrolling in HBM-1594 at Fresno Pacific University. A separate fee due to FPU will apply.
Dropping a Course
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- From your student dashboard, select the “drop the course” option.
NOTE: If you drop prior to the first day of class, Contact Us to request a refund.