James Madison University

Additional Summer Options

In addition to the Summer Institute workshops, JMU Counseling Programs will offer several 3-credit summer courses, including:

Psyc 630: Clinical Mental Health Counseling - meets Virginia LPC educational requirement for professional counseling identity, function, and ethics
Instructor A. Renee Staton, statonar@jmu.edu

This 3-credit hour course, which involves both online and on-campus experiences, fulfills professional identity curriculum requirements for the LPC license. The training includes 3 workshops, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on:
Friday May 19,
Friday June 2, and
Friday June 16

Participants will also complete online assignments and engage in online discussions.  At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand the professional identity of the mental health counselor, apply intentional interventions in mental health counseling practice, and address ethical and legal issues relevant for mental health counselors.

If you are not currently a JMU student but would like to take courses for graduate credit, submit an application to be a non-degree seeking student through the JMU Office of Outreach and Engagement. The website link to this office is http://www.jmu.edu/outreach/. You may need to paste this link into your browser to visit the site.

You will need to pay tuition for any courses for which you enroll. For more information regarding course expectations, please contact the course instructor directly.