Programs in Counseling Psychology and Human Services educate and train professionals in counseling psychology, couples and family therapy, and family and human services. Our students are trained to effectively and collaboratively identify, treat, and prevent psychological problems in children, adolescents, adults, and families. Through education and training, students gain the skills to interpret and apply scientific information from the behavioral sciences in general, and from their discipline in particular, to professional practice. Students learn how to conduct research and contribute to the knowledge base of their disciplines.At the doctoral level, students engage in producing scientific knowledge through research in collaboration with their faculty mentors. Field placements, practicum placements, and internships at all levels of training provide our students with opportunities to practice in school, community agency, clinical, and research settings under the supervision of faculty, agency personnel, and collaborating scholars.
Historic Knight gift will expand graduate opportunities
If you are interested in the program’s counseling services and would like to make an appointment with a couples and family therapist, please call 541-346-0923 for the Center for Healthy Relationships.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) provides academic course work in the areas of alcohol and drug prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. SAPP faculty also work professionally in the field providing them with updated, applicable course content and real world experience.