The online MS in Human Services / Forensic Mental Health Counseling degree program from Post University helps students develop the theoretical, analytical, and clinical skills required to provide counseling services to juveniles and adults involved in the justice system. Coursework explores concepts related to criminal behavior and psychopathology, forensic assessment, and victimology as a way to understand how the judicial system and human services field work together. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills to:
Analyze the scope of conditions that promote or inhibit human functioning
Develop an understanding of theories and techniques associated with multicultural competence in the field
Construct knowledge and skills in direct service delivery and appropriate interventions
Evaluate values and attitudes and promote understanding of human services ethics and their application
Develop awareness of their values, personality, reaction patterns, interpersonal styles, and limitations
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