Social, cultural, spiritual, and environmental influences on individuals’ experience of health and mental health are discussed. Legal and ethical issues, dilemmas related to mental health and CMHW/HCSW practice will be covered along with the role and responsibilities expected in CMHW/HCSW practice. Theories related to infection control, body mechanics, medical asepsis and personal care will be presented.
Specific concepts that will be addressed are:
CMHW/HCSW faculty facilitate student learning through a variety of learning activities which may include:
Course evaluation is consistent with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course.
This is a graded course.
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
A list of required and optional textbooks and materials is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.
If obtaining a Community Mental Health Work certificate, there are no prerequisites.
Students in the CMHW/HCSW programs are required to maintain a passing grade of 65% (C+) in all courses in order to progress in the program.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|