Counseling & Educational Psychology Department’s doctoral program in Counseling Psychology was mentioned in an article on inter-professional training.
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Counseling psychology doctoral students at New Mexico State University (NMSU) have been learning together with students in nursing, social work, pharmacy and family medicine since 2004, thanks to funding from HRSA’s Graduate Psychology Education Program. The NMSU program features interprofessional team-building, and academic and clinical experiences that prepare students to work in rural and other settings where access to mental health care is often provided through primary care clinics.
Such education and training means students are highly prepared to work on integrated teams when they head off to internships and jobs, says NMSU counseling psychology professor and training director Eve Adams, PhD. “Many of our students end up with jobs in the Veterans Administration, health-care centers, prisons with integrated-care programs, and other sites that enable them to continue this work.”
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