A bachelor’s degree preferably in an area related to mental health counseling (e.g., psychology, human development, education, sociology, brain and cognitive science).
A general understanding of the nature of mental health counseling practice.
A demonstrated interest, based on previous volunteer or paid experience, of work related to helping professions.
Interests and dispositions consistent with successful practice providing psychological services in a mental health setting.
Applicants must display dispositions of health and fitness that will foster healing, growth and change in their clients, such as：Capacity for sound clinical and interpersonal judgment；Ability to deal with critique and conflict in a healthy and productive manner；Reliable completion, even under conditions of stress and emotional challenge, of expected clinical and academic responsibilities；Respect for diversity of beliefs, practices, appearances and orientations, and a commitment to, and capacity for self-reflection regarding diversity issues；Ability, even in times of extreme stress, to convey empathy and compassion；Display of sound moral and ethical judgment.