Counselor Education

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About the Counselor Education Department

Our CACREP-accredited programs train culturally competent, caring counselors who serve a diverse, multilingual urban community. Professional counselors empower individuals and families to resolve personal, educational, career, and relationship concerns and promote optimum wellness. Faculty and students are committed to social justice advocacy to remove barriers to education and personal growth, and promote equity and optimal development for all persons and groups. For more information about the counseling profession, please visit the American Counseling Association.

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The Department of Counselor Education offers two degree options:

Additional elective courses can be taken to meet licensure and certification requirements, including Registered Play Therapist (RPT).

Click HERE to view a virtual information session about programs in Counselor Education.


Counseling Program Student Handbook

Practicum and Internship

Contact Us

Rossey Hall, Room 536

Jean Georgiou, Co-Chair

Yumiko Ogawa, Co-Chair
Email: yogawa@njcu.ed

Carol Stephens, Administrative Assistant

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