|80-369 Community Psychology and Community Mental Health (3-0) (H)|
An introduction to the principles and practices of community mental health and community psychology. The course deals with the application of public health concepts to the field of mental health, the epidemiology of mental disorder in the community, the design and evaluation of preventive programs for populations at risk of illness, and the creation of alternatives to institutional treatment of the mentally ill. Several field visits to community mental health programs will be arranged. This course should be of special interest to students who have worked in a human service organization.
|Prerequisites: 80-231. (See also psychology core statement.)|
|1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar|