§130.246 Counseling and Mental Health

Counseling and Mental Health Overview :

Students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations, and the implications of their actions. Professional integrity in counseling and mental health care is dependent on acceptance of ethical and legal responsibilities.

Counseling and Mental Health Assessment Questions

100 Sample Assessment Questions for Counseling and Mental Health have been developed to assist you in preparing pre and post tests, quizzes and end of course assessment tools. Math Human Services – Counseling and...

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Counseling and Mental Health Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Counseling and Mental Health I. Perspectives of Mental Health: Past and...

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Counseling and Mental Health : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

Introductory Lesson: Counseling and Mental Health

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Counseling and Mental Health*. Students will be introduced to the...

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Health and Wellness Throughout the Lifespan

Developmental psychology is the study of how people grow and change throughout life – from infancy, through childhood, adolescence, adulthood, until death. Individual needs...

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The Use of Technology in Counseling and Mental Health

Rarely does a day pass when we are not personally affected by scientific progress, so it just makes sense that technology is gaining a...

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Helping Clients: Treatment Options for Drug Dependency

Throughout history, cultures have used psychoactive drugs for recreation, rituals, ceremonies, and medicinal purposes. A major concern for today’s medical professionals is substance abuse...

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Ethical Standards and Confidentiality

November 24, 14 // Counseling and Mental Health

Psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors and all other individuals in mental health occupations have an obligation and should take all the necessary precautions to protect confidential...

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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Conflict Resolution Strategies

What are appropriate methods of conflict resolution? Conflict is an inevitable part of life. The way that we handle conflict in personal and professional...

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Roadblocks to Mental Health Wellness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year one in four Americans has a diagnosable mental disorder that can prevent...

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Careers in Counseling and Mental Health

Have you ever considered a career in Counseling and Mental Health? Do you know what schools offer the training or education you may...

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Brain Power

It is important that we develop an awareness of the workings of the human nervous system, particularly the brain. The brain tells every part...

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt

November 07, 12 // Counseling and Mental Health

Since you are planning on a career in the area of counseling and guidance, it is vital that you learn the facts and most...

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Stop the Anxiety!

What is a panic attack? Have you ever had one? What is a phobia? We have all felt stress and panic in our lives....

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Personality Disorders: A Class of Their Own

Society places a great deal of emphasis on how people act and behave. Are people born with personality disorders or are they manifested as...

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Just Chill: Don’t Stress Out!

February 19, 12 // Counseling and Mental Health

There is stress in our lives every day. What types of things cause stress in your life? How we manage stress and keep our...

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End of Course Project Options – Counseling and Mental Health

February 17, 12 // Counseling and Mental Health

This lesson will provide *End of Course Project Options* for students enrolled in Counseling and Mental Health.

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