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Overview of Mental Health Dis

Course Number: 10550203
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-550-203 OVERVIEW OF MENTAL HEALTH DIS ... Provides an overview to the history, diagnosis, treatment strategies, legal and ethical considerations, and documentation of mental health conditions. Focus is on understanding the mental health conditions that co-occur with substance use disorders.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Examine mental health disorders
  2. Examine the concept of differential diagnosis
  3. Use mental health disorder related documentation
  4. Analyze the diagnostic process
  5. Analyze the referral process
  6. Use Mental Status Examination (MSE)
  7. Analyze the social construction of mental illness
  8. Examine legal issues related to mental health disorders
  9. Review historical factors related to mental health disorders