Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
CHD 777 Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders 3 sem. hrs.
In-depth exploration of common and empirically-supported treatment practices for various diagnostic groups. Study of strategies for the provision of crisis, brief, intermediate, and long-term counseling. Review of principles of interviewing and the development of case conceptualization, including diagnosis, etiology, and prevention is provided, with special emphasis on treatment planning. Current context and trends of mental health treatment, including fiscal dimensions such as reimbursement for counseling services and roles within managed care systems. Principles, theories, and practices of inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient services. Legal and ethical issues including attention to community needs, sensitivity to social and cultural diversity, and accountability to credentialing bodies. The role of the counselor in the system of mental health delivery and public policy issues impacting the delivery of effective counseling. Prerequisites: CHD 772, 775 and their prerequisites.
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