Recovery in Mental Health

Faculty
Health Sciences
Department
Health Care Support Work
Course Code
HCSW 1180
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
10 weeks
Max Class Size
32
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course will focus on the concepts and domains of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) as they relate to the principles of the Recovery Model of mental health care. Mission statements, philosophies, values, and beliefs of various agencies will be discussed. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs will be discussed in relation to the prioritization of needs in providing care. Principles of advocacy and PSR as they relate to Community Mental Health Work (CMHW) and Health Care Support Work (HCSW) practice will be addressed.

Course Content
  • Mission statements, philosophies, and value statements of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) agencies:
    • Understanding the meaning, interpretation, purpose, and application within PSR agencies
  • Recovery Model of mental health care and PSR:
    • Philosophy, mission, and core values of PSR
    • Self determination
    • Resiliency
    • Principles and domains of PSR
  • Prioritizing the needs of individuals with mental health challenges as it pertains to CMHW/HCSW practice
  • Advocacy:
    • Concepts related to advocacy
    • Roles and responsibilities relevant to CMHW/HCSW practice
    • Leadership skills
  • Mental health promotion
  • PSR Goal setting and planning:
    • Identification of client problem/need
    • Rationale for setting goals
    • Long-term and short-term goals
    • Developing client-centered plans of action
  • Mental Status Examination (MSE) components
  • Documentation principles
  • Theories and application of group therapy
  • Community integration
Methods Of Instruction

CMHW/HCSW faculty facilitate  student learning through a variety of learning activities which may include:

  • Case studies
  • Group activities
  • Group discussions
  • Computer assisted learning programs
  • Use of electronic resources
  • Use of audiovisual aids
  • Guest speakers
Means of Assessment

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.  

Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Understand the mission statements, philosophies, values, and beliefs of various Psychosocial Rehabilitation(PSR) agencies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and domains of Psychosocial Rehabilitation as they relate to the Recovery Model of mental health care
  • Understand Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
  • Understand the principles of advocacy in promoting mental health and its relevance to CMHW/HCSW practice
  • Demonstrate ability to develop client-centered plans of action for self-growth and mental health promotion for individuals experiencing mental health challenges
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct and document a basic assessment (Mental Status Exam)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of leadership
  • Understand how the use of critical thinking skills can influence therapeutic environments and therapeutic relationships
  • Demonstrate an understanding of community integration, group dynamics and group therapy 
Textbook Materials

Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students

A list of recommended materials is provided to students at the beginning of the semester.

Requisites

Course Guidelines

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.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
36341
Fri Mon Wed Tue Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 14-Nov-2021
07-Sep-2021
14-Nov-2021
Gill
Tanvir
Open
HCSW 1180 001 is restricted to CMHW and HCSW Access to CMHW and HCSW students.

Registration in this course provides registrants with a 'time conflict' error. This error can be disregarded for this course as it is due to a required room booking overlap.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
32
24
8
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
D1020
8:30 - 10:20
Fri
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1005
8:30 - 10:20
Fri
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1005
10:30 - 12:20
Mon
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
D1020
12:30 - 16:20
Wed
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C2002
12:30 - 14:20
Wed
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C2002
12:30 - 16:20
Fri
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C2002
12:30 - 14:20
Fri
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1009
12:30 - 14:20
Tue
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
D1024
14:30 - 16:20
Thu
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
D1020
14:30 - 16:20
Fri
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
14:30 - 16:20