Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Counseling & Behavioral Health

Outcomes & Careers

Community & Trauma Counseling

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018) employment of mental health counselors is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth is expected as people continue to seek addiction and mental health counseling.

The CTC program fulfills the educational requirements for the licensed professional counselor (LPC) and national certified counselor (NCC) credentials. In addition, students enrolled in the Art Therapy Specialization are eligible for the Registered Art Therapist (ATR) and the Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC) credentials.

The CTC Program produces an annual report on

  1. Program overview and updates;
  2.  CTC program’s community impact and partnerships;
  3. faculty and student presence within professional communities;
  4. faculty and student scholarly work, and; 
  5. student learning outcomes