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MHT 1101 Introduction to Mental Health Services

Introduction to the field of mental health services. Students will identify principles, skills and history and evolution of the mental health field. Analyze motives, values, biases, cultural and social influences for becoming a helper. Examine key terminology and concepts. Describe basic theories, evidenced based practices and interventions of the helping profession. Recognize professional behaviors, documentation practices and ethical standards required to work in the helping profession.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Course Outcomes
  • Identify principles, skills, philosophies and historical evolution of the mental health system in the United States and the impact on modern American culture and community.
  • Examine key concepts and terminology related to helping professions, including non-stigmatizing language and trauma informed care.
  • Describe basic theories of helping, evidenced-based treatment techniques, and interventions used in helping professions.
  • Recognize the professional behaviors, documentation practices, and ethical standards required to work in helping professions.
  • Analyze one’s own motives, biases, values, beliefs, and obstacles including cultural and social influences, for becoming a worker in helping professions.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 333
Faculty: Brown
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from 1:00PM to 3:40PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from
1:00PM to 3:40PM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Hodell
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 19
Section: 501
Open Seats: 19
Section: 501