Mental Health Challenges in Later Life
Designed to assist frontline professionals to work with older persons who experience mental health problems. Studies will include: stressors affecting emotional health in the elderly, mental health assessment, interventions useful in the management of problematic behaviours in the elderly, environmental strategies for increasing functioning in older people, and community resources for meeting mental health needs. Provides multiple opportunities to apply theory in practice and to develop attitudes conducive to effecting positive changes in the workplace.
Undergraduate course in Nursing offered by the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.