Graduate Counseling Study Abroad

 Summer A 2017 Ghana and Northern Ireland

Ghana Photo Gallery

Kumasi and Accra, Ghana and Belfast, Northern Ireland

CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations (3 credit hours)

Travel Dates:  June 8 - June 23, 2017                                  

Class Meeting Dates:  



Travel Cost:   $3,456

Three Credit Hour Tuition:  $1,644

Total Cost

$ 5,100   


Students in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, and School Counseling programs have teh opportunity to learn the social and cultural foundations of counseling and family therapy while traveling to Ghana, Africa and Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2017.

At the Touch A Life Care Center (TALC) in Kumasi, Ghana students will learn and serve by interacting with a group of children rescued from the experience of slavery. Students will participate in training the staff and house parents who live and work daily with the children at TALC.  Cultural experiences in Kumasi and Accra, the capital of Ghana, will round out an incredible learning experience and the Africa component of the course.

On the return trip, students will add to the international experience and multi-cultural perspective by spending three days in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Cost includes

  • Airfare 
  • Lodging
  • Ground Transportation in Ghana and Northern Ireland
  • Travel Insurance
  • Most Meals
  • Cultural experience costs

Team size:  12

Deadline to submit an application:

December 16, 2016

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