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Counseling Program

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Education Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program has been granted accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Mission Statement

The University of Houston-Clear Lake Counseling Program's Mission is to prepare critically thinking and creative counseling professionals to serve the academic, career, and personal-social needs of culturally diverse individuals and families to improve their quality of life. The program prepares students to be effective leaders in counseling through in-depth knowledge base and strong clinical skills.

Program Objectives

1. Prepare professional counselors who demonstrate academic competence through use of current and relevant curriculum that promotes the standards of the counseling profession

Evaluation Method:

  • Student Course Grades
  • Performance on KPI
  • Certification and Licensure Examination Results
  • Completer, Alumni, Site supervisor, and Employer Surveys

2. Prepare professional counselors who uphold ethical standards and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural aspects of clients through appropriate case conceptualization, selection of assessment, and prevention, intervention, and treatment delivery.

Evaluation Method:

  • Student Field Experience Course Grades 
  • Performance on KPI 
  • Certification and Licensure Examination Results
  • Student Dispositions
  • Completer, Alumni, Site supervisor, and Employer Surveys

3. Prepare diverse professional counselors with personal and professional awareness, insight, and growth to foster a strong professional counselor identity and wellness.

Evaluation Method:

  • Professional Identity and Wellness Survey
  • Demographic and Other Characteristics of Applicants, Students, and Graduates

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  • Counseling Program

    Phone: 281-212-1746

    HSCB Faculty Suite 222
    1200 Pearland Pkwy
    Pearland, TX 77581