Community Mental Health Case Management

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: Mental Health Case Management A Practical Guide Shaun M. Eack, University of Pittsburgh
    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

In this course, student will build upon knowledge and skills gained in The Essentials of Abnormal Psychology and Community Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention. In this course students will learn about the areas of psychiatric disability both as a primary diagnosis and as a secondary diagnosis in the cases of those with a physical disability. Students become familiar with characteristics of psychiatric disability and the general management of the more common disorders. The role of the assistant is examined, with particular emphasis on the client-centered rehabilitation approach. Students also have exposure to methods of service provision in mental health practice. The Mental Health System is described, and related issues are explored, giving a broad perspective on mental health/illness.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Describe and explain the history of mental health care and current trends in mental health care
Part 2: Describe the inter-professional model of care
Part 3: Define variety of commonly used theoretical assessment models in the provision of mental health services
Part 4: Outline and recognize mental health disorders across the lifespan
Part 5: Describe the role of inter-professionals in assessment, treatment planning, intervention, advocacy and discharge planning
Part 6: Demonstrate effective communication techniques and record keeping in regard to case management

Skill Competencies: 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. Demonstrate recording information accurately and communicating effectively in oral, written and electronic format in adherence to privacy and freedom of information. Practice the steps to establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards. Apply the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.

Knowledge Competencies: 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. Recall the steps in recording information accurately and communicating effectively in oral, written and electronic format in adherence to privacy and freedom of information. Outline the steps to establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards. Select the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.