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MHT 2105 Psychosocial Methods

Applying advanced clinical interventions and treatment modalities for various client populations. Cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing are emphasized. Examining the nature of selected mental disorders from the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Apply motivational interviewing responses within the transtheoretical stages of change model.
  • Apply reality therapy and its eight steps to children's mental health issues.
  • Identify features and areas of focus of community support and the mental health recovery model applied to the needs of clientele with schizophrenia.
  • Identify goals and methods of crisis intervention and apply suicidal risk assessment and intervention strategies.
  • Explain the theoretical basis for cognitive therapy and apply cognitive intervention strategies to mood and other mental disorders.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No