Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Counseling Mission Statement

The Mental Health Counseling Program at the State University of New York at Oswego is committed to educate and train high quality professionals who will function as skilled and ethical practitioners who promote the optimal functioning of individuals, families, and groups in a variety of educational and community settings. The program’s philosophy is student-centered and developmentally based. To this end, the CPS faculty members are committed to providing the highest quality training within an atmosphere that fosters on-going professional and personal growth.

Mental Health Counseling Program Objectives

Mental Health Counseling program graduates will:

1. Demonstrate competency in counseling theories and skills and show the ability to utilize them therapeutically in clinical settings in the delivery of mental health services.

2. Demonstrate proficiency in the eight common core counseling areas defined by CACREP that include:
(1) professional counseling orientation and ethical practice,
(2) social and cultural diversity,
(3) human growth and development,
(4) career development,
(5) counseling and helping relationships,
(6) group counseling and group work,
(7) assessment and testing, and
(8) research and program evaluation.

3. Demonstrate appropriate counselor dispositions including the knowledge and skills to work in a multicultural and pluralistic society.

Program Documents

Mental Health Counseling MS Program Requirements

2023-2024 Mental Health Counseling Outcome Report

Mental Health Program Progressive Remediation, Retention, and Dismissal Policy

Program Evaluation 2023

Mental Health Counseling Program Faculty

Duffy, Jason - Coordinator of Mental Health Counseling Program
Phone: 315.312.3472

Gonzalez, Tiphanie
Phone: 315.312.3402

LeBlanc, Michael - Department Chair
Phone: 315.312.3282

Miller, Daniel
Phone: 315.312.3198

Mullen, Jodi
Phone: 315.312.3496

Spiegelhoff, Sarah
Phone: 315.312.3383