This course is open to all interested in learning more about fundamentals of mental health.
Date and Time:
Currently being revised, please see below
$425. Refunds for advance (prior to start date) cancellation will be subject to an administrative fee of $100.00. Withdrawals from a course are accepted within one week from the course's start date and are subject to an administrative fee of $100.00. Cancellation notice must be communicated in writing by email.
This course is suggested as a preparatory course for the concurrent Disorders Certificate Program.
This eight-week course offers an overview of mental health for practitioners in the fields of health, education, security or social services. The course covers definitions of mental health and illness; the prevalence of mental illness in Canada; the mental status examination; symptoms and treatment strategies for mood disorders, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia; and health-promoting strategies used when working with clients experiencing mental illness.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
define mental health and illness
summarize statistics on mental illness in Canada
describe the various components of the mental status examination
list three or more signs and symptoms of mood disorders, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia
describe two treatment strategies used to treat mood disorders, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia
list three or more health-promoting strategies used when working with clients experiencing mental illness.
Please note: This course requires you to use an internet browser, but the system does not support Microsoft Internet Explorer. Do not use that to access the course.