Part I. Career Goals and Leadership. Write a cohesive essay response to the below questions. Minimum Length requirement: 200 words
a) Your career aspirations relating to the field of professional counseling
b) One or more significant events for seeking a career in professional counseling
c) One or more activities demonstrating leadership or commitment to the field of professional counseling
Part II. Appreciating diversity is an important value of our program. Write a cohesive essay response to the below questions. Minimum Length requirement: 300 words.
a) Tell us about experiences with various cultural and diverse groups and describe what you have learned from these experiences.
b) How have you demonstrated your learning in this area?
c) Describe your personal characteristics for building effective relationships that also attend to inclusion of diversity with individuals and groups.
Part III. Anticipated Challenges. Write a cohesive essay response to the below questions. Minimum Length requirement: 300 words.
a) What challenges do you anticipate as a student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program?
b) After reflecting on this question, describe a specific plan that might help you address the challenges and sustain a commitment to your professional development and identity.
c) How will you know that you have been successful in overcoming/coping with those challenges?