Clinical Psychology, Counseling, and Social Work

Clinical Psychology, Counseling, and Social Work cluster description

The Clinical Psychology, Counseling, and Social work interest cluster is designed for students with career interests in clinical aspects of psychology, including psychological interventions, counseling services, and improving quality of life and wellbeing. With a focus on clinical science and evidence-based practice, this cluster examines topics that a student might encounter working as a traditional psychologist, or in the areas of school counseling, family therapy, social services, or dispute resolution. Students interested in this cluster will study the science of psychological disorders and therapies, the psychological impact of major life events such as divorce or grief, and the effects of stress on individual health.

Potential Further Training that May Lead to Possible Careers Opportunities

The Clinical/Counseling interest cluster is designed for students interested in becoming a psychologist, psychiatrist, counselor, or social worker. Also relevant to careers in community health, health coaching, and wellness.