PsychologyPSYC 169 Community Mental Health (CMH)

How can we improve mental health? Examines theory, method, and efficacy research of outreach, prevention, and intervention methods with various mental health populations in community settings (e.g., victims of sexual violence, new immigrants, those with severe mental illness, children in foster care). Presents characteristics of successful CMH agencies and programs and how to develope one's own agency or intervention model.


Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100. PSYC 60 or PSYC 170 recommended.