SOCW 435

Critical Perspectives in Mental Health Practice

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An examination of the concepts of mental health and mental illness from a critical perspective. Provides an overview of key areas in knowledge and theory, as well as practical information about how to work within various service contexts. Particular attention is given to the historical, socio-cultural, and political connections to mental illness and addictions - and this information is presented in a way that reflects a diversity of paradigms and standpoints.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Social Work offered by the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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