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|SWRK 328 - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH|
This course provides an overview of the field of community mental health and will trace its development in response to deinstitutionalization. The course will examine treatment modalities for serious (or major) mental illnesses such as family psychoeducation (PE), assertive community treatment (ACT) teams, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and integrated dual diagnosis treatment (IDDT). Also included is a focus on the social policies which govern the mental health system, ethical issues in the treatment of mental illness, and current research on the treatment of the mentally ill within community settings.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course
Social Work Department