Employment Opportunities

Graduates from the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at UW-Stout can gain employment in facilities such as:

  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Outpatient Mental Health Clinics
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Agencies
  • Social Service Agencies
  • College Counseling Centers
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Half-way Houses
  • Adolescent Crisis Centers
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Facilities
  • Correctional Institutions
  • Shelter Homes

Surveys of recent graduates have indicated a 95 to 100 percent employment rate upon graduation. Graduates of the program have received employment throughout the United States. Examples of job titles of recent graduates of the program include:

  • Professional Counselor
  • Outpatient Therapist
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Counselor
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Corrections Counselor
  • Corrections Program Therapist
  • Program Supervisor
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor
  • Resident Hall Director
  • Parent Involvement/Family Services Coordinator
  • Director of Social Services
  • Case Manager
  • Adolescent and Family Therapist