Community Mental Health Assessment

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: A Guide to Crisis Intervention by Kristi Kanel, Thomson Publishing
    Assessments in Social Work with Adults, McGraw Hill

Course Fees: $975.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 55 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

This course will allow students to acquire the practical knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a mental health assessment. They will learn how to approach client assessments for different age groups. Explore relevant mental health legislation and diagnostic reference sources in order to provide a framework for the assessment process.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Apply the process for mental health assessment
Part 2: Demonstrate working within a multi-disciplinary team
Part 3: Use community work models

Skill Competencies: Demonstrate working with older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote optimal functioning, well-being and quality of life. Employ strategies to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Demonstrate functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Apply the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.

Knowledge Competencies: Identify the needs, strengths and resources of older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote optimal functioning, well-being and quality of life. List the steps required to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Describe the essential elements of functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Select the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.