Feb 06, 2023  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 600 - Community Mental Health


3 Credits
This overview of community mental health prepares social workers for clinical practice in multidisciplinary community mental health settings, including research, treatment, program development, evaluation and policy analysis. Grounded in the mental health recovery model, the course reviews the consumer movement in community mental health, the relationship between stigma and recovery, and the principle that persons can recover throughout their lifetime. Topics include community mental health across the lifecycle, diversity and community mental health, social determinants of mental health, new and emerging best practices in community mental health, and organizational and policy issues. Open to second-year students and Advanced Standing students.



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