ADDICTION ELECTIVE CONCENTRATION*
(courses fulfill the educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in Texas)

HDCN 6351 Psychopharmacology and Substance Misuse (final offering 2022-2023 AY)

HDCN 6353 Treatment Management (proposed name change effective Fall 2023: Addictions Treatment Management and Psychopharmacology)

*Plus any one additional elective

CHILD & ADOLESCENT ELECTIVE CONCENTRATION 
(the following courses may help fulfill the educational requirements for certification as a Registered Play Therapist. See a4pt.org for certification requirements)

HDCN 6323 Pre-Adolescent and Adolescent Counseling: Play Therapy

HDCN 6325 Child/Adolescent Parent Relationship Development Using Play Therapy Techniques

HDCN 6343 Child Counseling: Play Therapy

EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPIES ELECTIVE CONCENTRATION (final offering in 2022-2023 AY)
(courses fulfill the educational requirements for certification as a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist)

HDCN 6344 Expressive Arts Therapy: Creative and Therapeutic Processes

HDCN 6347 Mindfulness-Based Expressive Art Therapy

HDCN 6348 Embodied Expressive Therapies

THE ART & SCIENCE OF TRAUMA TREATMENT (effective Fall 2023)

HDCN 6344 The Art of Trauma Treatment: Expressive, Somatic & Experiential Methods (approved)

HDCN xxxx The Science of Interpersonal Neurobiology & Trauma Counseling (proposed)

LGBTQ+ AFFIRMATIVE THERAPY ELECTIVE CONCENTRATION

HDCN 6355 Affirmative Therapy with LGBTQ+ Individuals: Advocacy Across the Lifespan

HDCN 6356 Affirmative Therapy with Transgender and GN-C Clients

HDCN 6317 Affirmative Theories and Practices in Couple and Family Counseling

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES

HDCN 6311 Couples Therapy*

HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling and Therapy*

HDCN 6317 Affirmative Theories and Practices in Couple and Family Counseling*

*Course fulfills requirements for the Marriage, Couple, and Family CACREP-Accredited Specialty area and can be taken as electives by students in the Clinical Mental Health or School Counseling Specialty areas.