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SUNY Plattsburgh is one of nine Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs accredited colleges and universities programs in New York State.
We offer three nationally accredited CACREP programs in counseling and student affairs and higher education. Our third program, clinical mental health counseling received CACREP accreditiation in January 2008. This program satisfies all the academic requirements leading toward professional licensure as a mental health counselor.
National accreditation means high standards, translates into immediate benefits to you in terms of future employment and an enhanced counseling student status.
Our department has an outstanding faculty of six full-time counselor educators with years of experience in each of their specialties.
The Counselor Education Department offers programs in the following areas:
These comprehensive professional education programs combine theoretical and skill-based approaches to serving clients, focusing on the preparation of professional counselors who have the commitment, knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and self-awareness to offer quality counseling services to individuals, families, and groups in educational and community settings.
Our programs can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis, up to the time of internship when a full-time commitment is generally required.
If you would like more information about counselor education at SUNY Plattsburgh please contact:
Dr. Julia Davis, Chairperson
Office: Ward Hall 106A
Phone: (518) 564-4179