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    • Mental Health Program

      The Mental Health Program prepares students for careers in social service agencies, community centers, hospitals and other related institutions. Mental health graduates who transfer to senior colleges can continue their studies in the fields of human services and social work.

      Program Director: 
      Dr. Rebecca Rivera-Maestre, Ph.D., LCSW-R
      Room: E-300U
      Phone: (718) 482-5986
      rrivera-maestre@lagcc.cuny.edu

       



      Curriculum


      COURSE NAME   CREDITS 
         
      Counseling   
          New Student Seminar 0
         
      English: 8 credits   
          Composition I: ENC/ENG 101 3
          Writing through Literature: ENG 102  3
          The Research Paper: ENG 103 2
         
      Humanities: 3 credits   
          Select one of the following courses:  3
          Critical Thinking: HUP 102  
          Creative Thinking: HUP 103  
         
      Math, Engineering & Computer Science: 3 credits   
          Elementary Statistics I: MAT 120 3
         
      Natural Sciences: 4 credits   
          Select one of the following courses:  4
          Principles of Biology: SCB 115  
          Introduction to Chemistry: SCC 205  
          Foundations of Chemistry: SCC 210  
         
      Health Sciences: 5 credits   
          Community Health: SCN 195 2
          Select one of the following courses:  3
          Drugs and Behavior: SCH 150  
          Human Sexuality: SCH 210  
         
      Social Science: 12 credits   
          Introduction to Sociology: SSS 100 3
          General Psychology: SSY 101 3
          Developmental Psychology I: SSY 240 3
          Developmental Psychology II: SSY 241 3
         
      Human Services: 15 credits    
      Core Courses: 6 credits   
          Orientation to Human Services: HSC 101 3
          Principles of Human Relations: HSC 102 3
      Mental Health: 9 credits   
          Survey of Psychological Treatment Approaches: HSM 120 3
          Introduction to Gerontological Services: HSG 150 3
          Principles of Child Welfare: HSM 140 3
         
      Clinical Phase: 10 credits   
      (Faculty Approval is Necessary must be taken with an internship seminar and field placement)   
          Co-op Prep: HSS 014 0
          Human Services Roles and Systems: HSC 1351  3
          Activities for Human Services Settings: HSC 1302  3
      Internship Courses:   
          Human Services and Internship Seminar 1: HSC 2031  2
          Mental Health/Gerontology Internship & Seminar 2: HSM 2042  2
         
      Total Credits:  60 
         
      1 Students in this program must take these courses together at the same time.  
      2 Students in this program must take these courses together at the same time.  

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