Counselor Education

Counselor Education

Getting Connected

Department of Counselor Education

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.

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).

ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

2-Day Interactive Workshop in Suicide First Aid Intervention

Date: May 12-13, 2017
Time: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Location: Rossey 301
Registration fee: $60
Registration deadline: April 13, 2017

This training is reserved for NJCU Counselor Education students and faculty. Click HERE for more information.

Scholarship Announcement

Congratulations to Counselor Education student Carolina Espin, the 2016-2017 winner of the Hart and Sherry Webber Memorial Scholarship.

Scholarship applications are now available for 2017-2018. Please click HERE for more information and the application.

Counselor Education Department Receives HRSA Grant

Congratulations to NJCU's Counselor Education Department for earning a $171,677 grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training program. Led by Project Director Dr. Vaibhavee R. Agaskar, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Coordinator of NJCU’s Clinical Mental Health Program, this grant will help NJCU students meet the increasing demand for behavioral health care services, especially for at-risk children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in local underserved communities.

Contact Us

Faculty and Office Hours

Yumiko Ogawa, Chair
Rossey Hall, Room 536
(201) 200-2474

Norma Araujo, Administrative Assistant
Rossey Hall, Room 536
(201) 200-3400

Admission Requirements

Online Application

Counseling Program Student Handbook